Subject Re: [IB-Architect] Fw: Mischievous SYSDBA
Author Jim Starkey
At 05:48 PM 5/25/00 +0200, Steve Tendon wrote:
>The issue is that highjacked databases are open for inspection, even with
>very primitive tools (NotePad...). Can we raise the bar somehow?
>This is a problem. What is the solution? Is there a solution? Do we want to
>find a solution? or is it too hard?

If you assume that a) a bad guy has access to the database file and
b) the bad guy has access to the InterBase source and c) the bad
guy has the ability to spoof the application to acquire an encryption
key, then no, I don't think a solution is possible.

Jim Starkey