Dean Seo 0 Posted May 14, 2015 Share Posted May 14, 2015 Said it's recommended to encrypt your text on EN for your safe privacy. That's nice. Now I can believe that any text I encrypted will be secure even after synchronized. Then I see the dialog box saying "The encryption passphrase you entered is different than the one you previously used to encrypt note content",right after I tried to encrypt with my 'new and different' encryption password. I begin to wonder, how does EN know that? Does this imply that EN keeps my encryption password(at least locally on my desktop)?, which defeats the purpose of encryption somewhat? I am sorry if this discussion is duplicate. Thank you all in advance. EDIT : Thanks for sharing your idea here. I appreciate you all. So as I mentioned when I try to encrypt with a new password, EN warns me that the new password is different from what I used to encrypt with.It means that EN does store my encryption password that I am using as a plain text, which I think totally defeats the purpose of encryption, because if somebody else has the encryption key(the password), he/she can easily decrypt. The conclusion is as follows: 1. Encryption works when I ONLY have the key. 2. EN, however, stores the key as a plain text somewhere.3. We do not know where the 'somewhere' is.4. If EN tries to sync the key stored in my machine, then it automatically breaks the 1 above. So at my pure technical view, I think EN better just force the user to enter the same password twice,(like we always do when creating an account)and leave the user at his own risk. MORE EDIT: At this point I think a more secure way to keep your sensitive information in EN is : 1. Save your information in PDF.2. Encrypt the PDF.3. Store the PDF in EN. Link to comment
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