Question on md5() and others

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Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:57 am

md5 is not very secure. You're better of using something like bcrypt:

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$key = 'password to (en/de)crypt';
$string = 'string to be encrypted '; 

$encrypted = base64_encode(mcrypt_encrypt(MCRYPT_RIJNDAEL_256, md5($key), $string, MCRYPT_MODE_CBC, md5(md5($key))));

$decrypted = rtrim(mcrypt_decrypt(MCRYPT_RIJNDAEL_256, md5($key), base64_decode($encrypted), MCRYPT_MODE_CBC, md5(md5($key))), "\0");



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