Protecting key data
ambassador at fourthworld.com
Sat Dec 16 09:57:14 CST 2006
Richard Miller wrote:
> Seems one route is to put the IP address into the script of some
> object in the main stack. This way, there's no way to get at it
> without the password. But it becomes a bit of a pain to reference
> that IP throughout the application, other than the long way (put the
> script of object x of cd x of stack x.....).
> Is there a better approach?
Using the built-in script encryption isn't bad, but if you need
something especially strong why not use Rev's encryption library? With
Blowfish and other industrial-strength algos available, it should more
than cover what you need.
If lightweight encryption is sufficient, the fwPack and fwUnpack
handlers here are very easy to use, if not particularly strong:
Richard Gaskin Managing Editor, revJournal
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