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quadrant6
08-30-2006, 03:48 AM
I'm working on an application where credit card #'s need to be temporarily stored in MySQL.

Does anyone have any suggestions on a secure method of storing this? :confused:

It does need to be retrieved/read so one-way encryption is not an option.

Fumigator
08-30-2006, 04:18 AM
You can install Mcrypt and use it:

http://www.phpfreaks.com/tutorials/128/0.php

eak
08-30-2006, 04:32 AM
you may want to look at these functions too.
http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/encryption-functions.html



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