[html5] Authentication and storing passwords online

Stefano Gargiulo rastrano at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 01:44:53 PDT 2010

  Il 13/07/2010 00:55, J David Eisenberg ha scritto:
> On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 3:49 PM, Ian Hickson<ian at hixie.ch>  wrote:
>> On Mon, 12 Jul 2010, Saurabh Jain wrote:
>>> How can we authenticate offline using the Offline App Cache API.
>> Authenticate to whom?
> This one I'm not sure of.
>>> Also is there a secure way to store passwords offline in HTML 5.
>> Secure from whom?
> Maybe secure them from Mr. Nosy Co-worker who is looking at your files
> while you left for lunch without logging out.? (I'm not a security
> expert; I'm just guessing that this might be a problem.)

if you want this kind of security you can can encrypt offline data with 
a key, and storing the key nowhere (if the key match the user decrypts 
the data, else not)

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