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in reply to Re^2: Password Encryption and Decryption
in thread Password Encryption and Decryption

i agree with everyone here encrypting and decrypting is futile

Fair enough, 'everyone' is saying don't encrypt/decrypt passwords. That might lead someone to the (incorrect) conclusion that 'everyone' thinks passwords should just be stored in plain text.

What 'everyone' was failing to say is that the correct approach is to stored hashed passwords rather than encrypted passwords.