Secure text editor?

Thomas Vollmer thomas-ml at
Mon May 14 10:31:07 CEST 2007

On Freitag, 11. Mai 2007, Peter Lebbing wrote:
> Hello all,


> I want to have a text file with personal data in it, which I encrypt
> to myself, and decrypt to view and edit. However, to do that securely,
> I need an editor which will not leak the text in any way, so locking


> decrypt, but it's not a demand unless, like I said, I missed some
> vector of attack.
> Does anybody know an editor that's up to the job?

I use my standard text edit for this. It is vim with the gnupg plugin 
from Markus Braun ( ) installed.

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