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Open source password manager for teams
(c) 2021 Passbolt SA


Passbolt - Open source password manager for teams

(c) 2021 Passbolt SA

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL) as published by the Free Software Foundation version 3.

The name "Passbolt" is a registered trademark of Passbolt SA, and Passbolt SA hereby declines to grant a trademark license to "Passbolt" pursuant to the GNU Affero General Public License version 3 Section 7(e), without a separate agreement with Passbolt SA.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See GNU Affero General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Affero General Public License along with this program. If not, see GNU Affero General Public License v3.

About passbolt

Passbolt is an open source password manager for teams. It allows to securely share and store credentials. For instance, the wifi password of your office, or the administrator password of a router, or your organisation social media account password, all of them can be secured using Passbolt.

You can try a demo of passbolt at

You will need to install a plugin, you can find a step by step guide in the website help section

Or, of course, you can use the code in this repository to build it yourself and run it!

About passbolt browser extension

A browser extension is needed to maintain a higher level of security, e.g. to ensure the integrity of the cryptographic code and provide a secure random number generator. In the future it will also be used to provide feature such as auto filling your passwords when visiting known websites.

How does it look like?

Login Browse passwords Share passwords


Please check
for more information about how to get involved.

Reporting a security Issue

If you've found a security related issue in Passbolt, please don't open an issue in GitHub. Instead contact us at [email protected] In the spirit of responsible disclosure we ask that the reporter keep the issue confidential until we announce it.

The passbolt team will take the following actions: - Try to first reproduce the issue and confirm the vulnerability. - Acknowledge to the reporter that we’ve received the issue and are working on a fix. - Get a fix/patch prepared and create associated automated tests. - Prepare a post describing the vulnerability, and the possible exploits. - Release new versions of all affected major versions. - Prominently feature the problem in the release announcement. - Provide credits in the release announcement to the reporter if they so desire.

Quick how-to for developers

This is just a quick getting started guide, for more information and productivity tips checkout


You will need

and the dependencies listed in
git clone [email protected]:passbolt/passbolt_browser_extension.git
cd passbolt_browser_extension
npm ci

For convenience you can also install

(for firefox),
(for chrome) globally, otherwise can can be found in
sudo npm install web-ext -g
sudo npm install crx -g

Quick bundling the build/all source

The non-minified source code is located in

. It can be 'bundled'
to build/all
as follow:

In order to rebuild the code in this directory automatically while you are editing the src you can use the grunt watch task:

grunt watch

Test a local version of the plugin


To launch an instance of Firefox with your local version of the add-on installed.

cd build/all
web-ext run

This instance will be reloaded everytime there is a change in the /build/all code or by pressing the

key on the keyboard when web-ext is running. You can debug the application script by opening the browser console.


Go to the the extension page at chrome://extensions/ click on the 'load unpacked extension' button. Point to your build/all directory and you are good to go. You debug the application script by clicking on index.html in "inspect views".

Packaging the application

You can build the crx or xpi (zip) packages using the following command.

grunt build
The build can be found under

Updating the vendors or the styleguide

You can update the vendors or the styleguide in the

and run the copy task in grunt to deploy them in the appropriate places. Check the
for more information.
npm update
grunt copy:vendors
grunt copy:styleguide
The build can be found under


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