Encrypted Data over Sockets
bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Jul 8 19:49:22 EDT 2022
Well I disabled encryption alltogether, sending and receiving an encoded array instead. Upon trying to decode I still get an error, and looking at what I get back, it LOOKS like an encoded array. They is just something wrong with the data. Curiously, if I just send and receive plain text it works every time.
> On Jul 8, 2022, at 16:35 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> On 7/8/22 16:14, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
>> My suspicion is that the hash contains a linefeed (sometimes). So the question I have is, what character is GUARANTEED to NOT be in an aes256 hash?
> Not a valid question.
> If you really need to send binary data over a socket connection, start by sending a header that contains the data length. Extract that and then read that many bytes.
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