Pidgin store passwords in clear text!!!!
Sep 29, 2009, 12:04 (2 Talkback[s])
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"For pidgin users , there is a security issue regarding
storing passwords in pidgin, so this program stores the passwords
in archives .xml in clear text without any encryption. So any one
can easily boot into recovery mode while you are away and find all
your passwords in plain text. Then he can just copy the password
files and opps he will got all the passwords easy