Encryption or SHA - URGENT PLEASE
dsc at swcp.com
Fri Jun 11 18:50:40 CDT 2004
On Jun 11, 2004, at 5:02 PM, Geoff Caplan wrote:
> DS> If you need just a simple obfuscation, then you can try building
> DS> something with the MD5 command (I have). There is some literature
> DS> building true encryption this way.
> I did cobble together some obfuscation: should do the job ok: we're
> just trying to prevent kids spamming high-scores for a promotional
> game that gives small prizes...
Note that Richard Gaskin's method using MD5 is a simple example and is
vulnerable to situations with known plaintext and repeated portions of
plaintext. Perhaps that is not a concern in your case.
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