storing password lists in mails to myself on IMAP?

Joseph Oreste Bruni jbruni at
Tue Feb 13 22:33:57 CET 2007

If you happen to be using Mac OS X, you can store encrypted bits of  
information in the Keychain. And if you have a .mac account, your  
keychain data can be automatically synchronized across systems.


On Feb 13, 2007, at 11:20 AM, Jim Hendrick wrote:

> What you are doing works. But take a look at password safe (Bruce  
> Schneier &
> Counterpane labs). Also Password Gorilla (compatible w/ password safe)
> If you are truly paranoid, you could encrypt and email the safe  
> back and
> forth w/ gpg, or carry it on a USB stick.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: gnupg-users-bounces at
>> [mailto:gnupg-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Nomen Nescio
>> Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 9:30 AM
>> To: gnupg-users at
>> Subject: storing password lists in mails to myself on IMAP?
>> I use thunderbird on my laptop and desktop with an IMAP
>> server, and I've been mailing myself encrypted mails with
>> website passwords so I have access to them on both computers.
>> This is just as secure as encrypting a file and copying it
>> onto both computers without using e-mail as a medium, right?
>> Or am I doing something stupid?
>> thanks
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