Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Do you know where your variables are?

Re: Encryption and Decryption using RSA

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 07, 2013 at 06:33 UTC ( #1017572=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Encryption and Decryption using RSA

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?

  • Comment on Re: Encryption and Decryption using RSA

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1017572]
and all is quiet...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others romping around the Monastery: (7)
As of 2018-03-23 09:41 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?
    When I think of a mole I think of:

    Results (289 votes). Check out past polls.