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Making FileZilla FTP Client's passwords more secure with TrueCrypt

For years I've used the FileZilla FTP client to transfer client files because it's free, reliable, and easy to use.  Everything was great until I recently learned that malware exists that targets this trusty tool's configuration files.  FileZilla stores FTP passwords in plain text, and the malware authors exploit this fact to spread their evil payloads via unsuspecting web developers like myself.