worth it's salt in security

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Thu Jun 7 10:49:06 EDT 2018


THAT I didn't know! I'm using reversible encryption for my stored passwords! DOH! I'll fix that right away. 

Bob S


> On Jun 6, 2018, at 22:10 , Brian Milby via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> One big difference is that encrypt is reversible and messagedigest is not. Generally for password “storage” you want to use a hash that is one way. You don’t actually store anything that can be reversed to obtain the actual password. For that, you are probably better off just doing a couple of rounds of the digest as the dictionary example shows.



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