Web Confidential 1.3 Adds Keychain Support -- Alco Blom has quietly released Web Confidential 1.3, the latest version of his $20 shareware utility for securely storing passwords, credit card numbers, and other sensitive data (see "Web Confidential: Securing Information of All Sorts" in TidBITS-441). Web Confidential 1.3 adds support for the Keychain in the forthcoming Mac OS 9 and features an encryption algorithm that's even stronger than that in previous versions. Also new is balloon help in the Preferences window, support for iCab, and a Revert Card command. Version 1.3 is a free upgrade for registered users and is a 643K download. [ACE]
Turn Off Filename Extension Warning
In Leopard, Apple fixed an annoying aspect of working with the Finder in Tiger. Previously, if you changed a file's extension, the Finder prompted for confirmation. But since no one has ever accidentally changed a filename extension, Apple thankfully added an option to turn that warning off in the Leopard Finder's preferences. Choose Finder > Preferences, and in the Advanced screen, deselect Show Warning Before Changing an Extension.