Eugene Tsyrklevich eugene at securityarchitects.com
Fri May 3 12:01:10 CDT 2002

considering that the password would need to be stored in the perl script
itself, encrypting the password gives you no additional security.

what you want to use instead is one-way hash (SHA-1 should do)

On Thu, May 02, 2002 at 06:49:58PM -0700, Douglas Wilson wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joel Fentin" <joel at cts.com>
> To: <san-diego-pm-list at happyfunball.pm.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2002 4:08 PM
> Subject: ENCODE
> > I don't want to use ENCRYPT for the password because there is no way to
> see
> > what the password is. So I tried ENCODE which is two way. ENCODE seems to
> > wipe out leading zeros. Any suggestions?
> You could try something like Crypt::CBC with maybe Crypt::Blowfish as the
> backend...
> HTH,
> -Doug

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