Putting the ‘S’ Back Into SSH

Dave Dribin:

Yeah, okay, you can now get into remote machines without typing a password, but so can someone else if they get access to your account. Leaving your private key unprotected without a passphrase is like not having a PIN on your ATM card. It’s just asking for trouble.

Update: Dribin has a follow-up with some caveats regarding SSHKeychain.

Tuesday, 21 August 2007