Subject Re: [firebird-support] Re: Undocumented internal encrypt/decrypt in FB
Author Anderson Farias

For what I have seem following this thread -- since sending the data
encrypted to the database nor any other solution mentioned fullfill your
requirements and, I think, will take time until FB has any functinality near
the ones you need, I sugest you should try another aproach/tecnology for
this very particular software you have. For instance, if you develop using
Delphi or CBuilder, it may be of your interest have a look at TP FlashFiler
( -- or some other think


----- Original Message -----
From: "PenWin" <penwin@...>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2007 11:36 AM
Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Re: Undocumented internal encrypt/decrypt in

>> In my case, I'm not trying to prevent some agency of a
>> national government from reading my stuff, I'd just like to
>> make it a little harder for an unscrupulous competitor to
>> make off with my specialized database unbeknownst to me.
>> Swapping the security database is trivial and well
>> documented (moving the stone), but most wouldn't bother with
>> DLLs and hacking, because the return isn't worth the effort
>> they'd have to exert and because it's apt to leave tracks
>> and if they're caught they're guilty of a serious Federal
>> (US, anyway) crime. Without the "cheap padlock" I'm likely
>> down to arguing a civil suit about a copyright violation.
> I have to agree completely with everything you wrote.
> Pepak