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[C-H encryption] last modified: 04/18/2007 09:06 pm

I was looking at this file at work - the control file for some practice management software - and came across something neat. Passwords are stored in it in plain text, but the designers carefully added a ^H for each character:

...",24,"xyzzy^H^H^H^H^H","bfoo",...

So yeah, if a hacker comes by and tries to cat the file, THEY HAVE NO IDEA! Brilliant.




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