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Old 12-27-2013, 10:32 PM   #1
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LXer: All Linux Distributions Store Wi-Fi Passwords in Plain Text If You Donít Use Encryption

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All Linux operating systems that use the NetworkManager software expose Wi-Fi passwords by default. Moreover, even if you donít use NetworkManager, and you use another tool to configure and manage network connections via profiles, your Wi-Fi password(s) will still be stored in clear text by default, unless you manually encrypt it!



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