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Raj Joe
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Joined: Oct 15, 2004
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how do i encrypt my password and store in my database and then decrypt and show it to user.

What are the types of algorithms used?
Fisher Daniel
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Joined: Sep 14, 2001
Posts: 582
Hi Raj Joe,
You can use Java Cryptography Extension

correct me if I am wrong
thanks
daniel
Dirk Schreckmann
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Moving this to the Security forum...


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Kishore Dandu
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At the basic, you can Base64 encode the password into the database & then base64 decode from the database; and then do the comparision.


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Jeroen Wenting
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And you may also need to UUencode the hash in order to prevent it from getting corrupted in the database (depending on the characterset the database uses to store string data).

We once found that out to our shagrin, luckily we caught it before going life (was luck, someone tried a password which happened to result in a non-printable character in the hash, had that not happened we'd not have caught it in testing).


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