News Burst: Strip secures passwords on a Pilot

Always forgetting your passwords? Perhaps you've resorted to writing them down, or hiding them in an "obscure" file on your hard drive?

A program from Zetetic Enterprises, released this week, lets users file system passwords securely on a PalmPilot using 128-bit encryption.

Called STRIP (Secure Tool for Recalling Important Passwords), the program prevents script-savvy hackers from using trojans to get access to those secret files on your c: drive.

Because Strip uses 128-bit encryption, passwords will be safe even if your PalmPilot is stolen, or left on the train. Best of all, it's available as a free download.

Full story to follow.