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From:Tõnu Samuel Date:January 6 2001 1:51am
Subject:Re: Security of MySQL server and client on same machine
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Danilo Tommasina wrote:


> Is there a way to encrypt database data and to let only one user decrypt
> them, when server and client runs on the same machine?
> If not, would it very difficult to implement such a feature with a "simple"
> encryption system?

It is possible but i can't see real usage of such system. You are trying
to encrypt data which should be decrypted in computer memory anyway. So
this data can be stolen also from there. It is more complex but not
something very hard to do.

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Security of MySQL server and client on same machineDanilo Tommasina5 Jan
  • Re: Security of MySQL server and client on same machineTõnu Samuel6 Jan