On 03/03/2017 18:00, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
It looks like the encrypt command is already using this method if
the "with salt" arguement is provided? At least the encrypted result
starts with "salted" and at least part of the salt value.

Hi Bob,

The "encrypt" command provides symmetric cryptographic functions, i.e.
you can decrypt the result again to get the cleartext back. This is _not_ a desirable property for a password storage system; you should always use one-way (asymmetric) functions, such as a cryptographic hash.


Dr Peter Brett <peter.br...@livecode.com>

lcb-mode for Emacs: https://github.com/peter-b/lcb-mode

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