Tag: security

SSH prompting KeePassXC unlock

Most servers I connect to have the option PasswordAuthentication set to no, meaning I do more often than not see an error: Permission denied (publickey). The reasons for this are multiple, but in my scenario, this happens because there are no identities (keys) present in the SS…

Are OTP secrets stored in plaintext

What happens with OTP secrets when a user database get leaked? Could the attacker use them to gain your other sensitive information? How are they even stored on the server? Storing password One of the widely used method to log into some service day is still via form of a password…

Sync Keepass passwords between your computer and phone

The release of the KeepassDX v2.9 brings working autofill in Chrome based browsers in addition to Firefox based ones, here's how to use it on the Android phone with passwords stored on your Arch linux computer. Start by installing required apps on the phone, for instance via F-D…