Author: z3bra <contactatz3bradotorg>
Date: Fri, 24 May 2019 18:22:36 +0200
Update README to match current usage
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README b/README
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ Store your secrets in an encrypted safe, protected by a password.
- safe [-ad] [secret..]
+ safe [-ad] [-f socket] [secret..]
# list all your deepest secrets
find .secrets -type f
@@ -47,11 +47,10 @@ decrypt it for you on stdout.
When you first call Edgard, he will ask you for your master password,
so he can decrypt the secrets for you.
-The master password is used to derivate an encryption key, and then
-zeroed in memory, to prevent anyone from retrieving it.
-As this key is kept in memory to decrypt the file, using Edgard means
-that an intruder could extract this key, and still decrypt your
-secrets. If you're concerned about this, don't call Edgard.
+As the password must be kept in memory to derivate the key, using
+Edgard means that an intruder could extract this password from memory
+and use it to decrypt secrets. If you're concerned about this, don't
This software is licensed under the ISC license, see the LICENSE file provided.