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From:Neil Tompkins Date:March 10 2007 10:26am
Subject:Re: MD5()
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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>
>CC: mysql@stripped
>Subject: Re: MD5()
>Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 10:24:45 +0000
>
>Neil Tompkins wrote:
>>What do you recommend I use ?
>
>http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/encryption-functions.html
>
>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:
>
>http://forums.mysql.com/read.php?30,14020,14020
>
>which honestly, I've not read - but you might want to :)
>
>
>--
>Ian P. Christian ~ http://pookey.co.uk

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