The problem I have is our mysql database version is 3.23 and we are not in a
position to upgrade.
>From: "Ian P. Christian" <pookey@stripped>
>To: Neil Tompkins <neildtompkins@stripped>
>Subject: Re: MD5()
>Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 10:24:45 +0000
>Neil Tompkins wrote:
>>What do you recommend I use ?
>That should help you.
>However... keep in mind that if your application is likely to be accessing
>this data all the time anyway, if someone compromises your database,
>chances are they will compromise your code, leaving to them being able to
>get your key, and then decrypt all your data anyway.
>I'm not saying encrypting it in the database is pointless, it's just far
>from enough to say your data is secure.
>A quick google on the subject returned this:
>which honestly, I've not read - but you might want to :)
>Ian P. Christian ~ http://pookey.co.uk
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