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Does password manager encrypt an already saved password if it is set afterwards?

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I had to give access to another root user on my machine a few days ago and I have already a lot of passwords saved without using a master password. I don't want that new root user to be able to easily copy my fx sqlite database and view them. When setting a new master password, the passwords that were already saved before setting that master password are encrypted again using the new master password or should I delete them all and add them manually?

Greetings.

I had to give access to another root user on my machine a few days ago and I have already a lot of passwords saved without using a master password. I don't want that new root user to be able to easily copy my fx sqlite database and view them. When setting a new master password, the passwords that were already saved before setting that master password are encrypted again using the new master password or should I delete them all and add them manually? Greetings.

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hello unreal4u, setting a master password will encrypt the whole sqlite database and also affect all your currently stored passwords.

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hello unreal4u, setting a master password will encrypt the whole sqlite database and also affect all your currently stored passwords.

hello unreal4u, setting a master password will encrypt the whole sqlite database and also affect all your currently stored passwords.

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ok, thanks!

ok, thanks!
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Note that on Mac there is also the Keychain.

Note that on Mac there is also the Keychain. * Keychain Services Integration: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/keychain-services-integration/

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Oh I didn't know that, I will check it out, thanks!

Oh I didn't know that, I will check it out, thanks!