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Andrew Lundy
Andrew Lundy
13,269 Points

Is there a best way to store sensitive information in a JSON file?

I am building a password management application and was wondering if there was a way to store private information securely in a JSON file? For example, the username, password and email would be inside an object in the JSON file for each of my accounts.

Is there a way to do this? Or is this 100% not recommended?

1 Answer

Jesus Mendoza
Jesus Mendoza
23,288 Points

Hey Andrew.

This is 100% not recommended! I'd recommend you to encrypt your password and then use some kind of mechanism to decrypt them.