Poor man's encrypted data

Richard Gaskin ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Apr 5 12:49:00 EST 2003


Dave Cragg wrote:

> At 8:21 am -0800 5/4/03, Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> For sending data across the net in a semi-secure format, can you think of
>> any downsides to simply storing the data in custom props in a
>> password-protected stack?
> 
> One possible downside is that, although the contents of the custom
> props will be encrypted, if someone is able to get the entire stack
> data, then with a copy of Rev/Metacard (the starter kit will do) you
> can still "get" the custom props. (Password-protecting only denies
> access to the scripts.)

It was my successful test that prompted my post: with the MC 2.4.3 engine it
seems custom props are also encrypted.

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