Backdoor Found in Quicken

Backdoor Found in Quicken

Intuit, maker of Quicken products, started using a "strong encryption" method in 2003, but apparently a backdoor has been found that might compromise passwords:
"A Russian firm that provides password-recovery services says it has found a backdoor in the encryption mechanism that Quicken uses to secure password-protected files, a feature that makes millions of users of the personal finance program more vulnerable to government spooks or other highly determined snoops."
Luckily the security hole is one that requires a lot of resources to compromise, so it's unlikely that a common script kiddie would be able to exploit it.
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It's a good thing I don't have any money. I use Quicken. :)

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