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Subject: Re: [boost] [encrypted strings]
From: Sid Sacek (ssacek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-27 13:00:44

> Excuse my asking, but what kind of security do you hope to achieve
with this?

I don't mind. I would simply like to make a binary more opaque to
snoopers. A binary may contain server names, registry keys,
configuration settings, etc... Anything that's string-based could pique
someone's curiosity.

I realize it wouldn't truly secure a program to have strings be
obfuscated, but if a first-glance at the binary contains no visible
text, then the snooper may not even bother going on to the next level of


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