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Subject: Re: [boost] [encrypted strings]
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-27 13:34:21

Sid Sacek wrote:

> Does boost have any compile-time classes for string encryption? Is it
> even possible?
> When a hacker dumps an executable, they can see all of the strings the
> program might use, and some of those strings may contain sensitive
> information.

Obfuscation doesn't lead to security.

I suggest you change your design so that if the user of a program
shouldn't know about some information, then the program cannot know of
it either.

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