Jump to content

Connecting to a database that stores the password in plain text


Eiolon
 Share

Recommended Posts

I need to connect to a database that happens to store the users' passwords in plain text. This is simply to authenticate them then the connection is closed. Is there anything that I can do when connecting, besides the usual validation and sanitization, to make it secure? I am thinking about doing SSL if that is possible but I am out of ideas. I do not have the ability to change their policy on plain text passwords.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

This thread is more than a year old.

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.