Month: December 2013

credfs – Protect your plaintext credentials

As promised here comes the distribution of credfs source code. To use it, just unpack it somewhere, cd to the credfs directory, run ./ and follow the instructions. You will need FUSE, libcryptopp and libarchive in your system and specify appropriate include/library directives in the Makefile. The one that comes […]

credfs – FUSE filesystem to finally store your 'mount' (CIFS, etc) credentials more securely

First of all I’d like to dedicate this little filesystem to my dear friend Sara. It was your brief issue with auto-mounting the CIFS share on CentOS machine which inspired me to try this approach for securing passwords. Thank you for this and everything else 🙂 So, the fundamental thought […]