Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Undocumented internal encrypt/decrypt in FB
Author Alexandre Benson Smith
PenWin wrote:
>> If you want any chance of security by obscurity you must
>> do it outside the open source - the Firebird developers
>> cannot do it for you.
> The obvious problem is that I _don't_ want security by obscurity - I want
> security by tried and tested algorithms such as AES. You seem to confuse
> "obscurity" (as in "I want to hide how it is done") with "secrecy" (I'll
> happily tell you how it is done because you won't be able to do anything
> unless you discover my secret key"). The distinction between these two is
> the reason why e.g. TrueCrypt works.
> Pepak


You are not taking the point

Not matter what algorithm you use

If your key is not *safe* (big emphasys on safe) you are lost.

see you !

Alexandre Benson Smith
THOR Software e Comercial Ltda
Santo Andre - Sao Paulo - Brazil