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May 14, 2005, 21:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lee A. Spain)

"Finding it difficult to keep track of all your usernames and passwords on Web sites, forums, and portals? Don't start writing them down on scrap paper--get help from a password manager application. I found three open source candidates for this task: Password Gorilla, KeePass Password Safe, and Oubliette.

"Password Gorilla version 1.1, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL), runs under Windows, Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X. Password Gorilla encrypts user data using the Blowfish algorithm. The application is small enough to fit on a single diskette, and the Tk/Tcl-based executable does not need to be installed, but can 'run in place' from a diskette or flash drive..."

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