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This seems weak protection for something as important as a password. Your solution is based on the assumption that just because you are the only user on your computer, everything that you execute is trusted. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Windows User Account Control was created to help protect against the running of malicious code. But the random ...


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The logical flaw in the scheme is that you need to know the password in order to access the password. This nullifies any valid use for storing the password in the first place. So, it's not so much a paradox as a fallacy. If your real goad is simply to store a password as securely as possible, then your architecture generally makes sense, but replace ...



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