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Encryption and Decryption using RSA

by pradeepperl (Initiate)
on Feb 07, 2013 at 05:34 UTC ( #1017559=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
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Hi monks!

I am very new to perl i want to know how to encrypt and decrypt password using RSA pls help me out..,

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Re: Encryption and Decryption using RSA
by vinoth.ree (Prior) on Feb 07, 2013 at 05:48 UTC
Re: Encryption and Decryption using RSA
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 07, 2013 at 06:33 UTC

    You really should not be using a general-purpose encryption/decryption algorithm such as RSA unless the decryption part is mandatory (hint: it isn't, 98% of the time). You should be using Crypt::Eksblowfish::Bcrypt to create a one-way hash out of the password. With a one-way hash, you can't decrypt and retrieve a password, which adds to the security.

    Which method is the correct one depends on your needs. Could you elaborate on them?

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