Re: There are *no* shortcuts if you want full privacy and security.
> I'd guess the chain of "logic" the developer(s) would have gone something like this
> "Almost no one knows what these are, so on one will look for them and beside, they are on the end users [sic] machine"
The chain of "logic" more likely went something like this:
Developer: I'll need three weeks to fully implement this
Manager: Do it in one! Marketing is saying we need to launch before next week.
Developer: But it will leave certain parts dangerously vuln--
Manager: Quit arguing and get back to work. We release in a week.