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Practical difference between 600 and 400 permissions for /etc/shadow

At best, it shows that you're following the practice of granting least privileges and are hardening your system to a specific guideline. At worst, it's security theater. If the /etc/shadow file is ...
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Storing application secrets safely on Linux

keyctl is applicable here. It can store any type of secrets. It has lots of capabilities: Thread Keyring: This keyring is associated with a specific thread. It is used to store keys that are valid ...
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