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    Encrypting Data

    Hi,
    I’m currently working on an application where I want to encrypt some of the data in the database, its nothing particularity sensitive, I just want to do it for peace of mind really, and so that if someone got a copy of the database they couldn’t get the data.

    I wanted to use AES/Rijndael seeing as it’s a standard, and from what I’ve read is pretty secure, but there is no PHP implementation, that I can find. So can anyone recommend an alternative, mcrypt supports so many I have no idea what to use. I want something that will keep the data relatively secure, at least secure enough that any idiot wouldn’t be able to crack it.

    Thanks in advance,
    Jack

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    Anyone?

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    If you're not overly bothered, then why not just pick any one from the mcrypt list? None of them are trivial to crack, or they wouldn't be there...

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    Yeah i guess i can do that, but i was just wondering if there was one thats generally considered to be the best/preferable choice.

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    Not sure if it suits your needs but you could try
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/rc4crypt


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