I'm using this command from this article to encrypt a file:
openssl enc -aes-256-cbc -in /etc/services -out services.dat -k MYPASSWORD
MYPASSWORD is 40 characters in length, roughly how long would an attacker (with government-level resources) need to crack it?
I am a developer. I build web applications that spawn and despawn themselves with just a single shell script. The source code is in a public github repository. The application contains a file with a secret. (
cat ./secret would display
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY) I obviously won't commit this file in plain text. I will use the above mentioned encrypting command to encrypt it, then check it in to github.
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY is usually like
Basically, I don't want a rogue government to be able to find out what my