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Important to know

  • Will not be passing the DEK from client to the server

  • The DEK will be used to encrypt all the data being placed within a github repository, it is possible that cipher-text will be available publicly because of the use of public repositories

  • the encryption and hashing will be done on the client-side

Questions

  • Other than MITM attacks or somebody with access to the client machine what should I foresee?

  • Should I use a key other than the pass to generate the hash to remove single point of failure?

  • Any other suggestions?

  • Encryption of the data is not the biggest worry especially if users have private repos, but there is a concern for public repos, is there another way I could go about this?

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I ended up using another key as I do not want to make the password vulnerable in the case of a brute force attack.

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