[thelist] md5 javascript

Jens Brueckmann jens.brueckmann at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 13:39:05 CDT 2007

Hi Brian,

> can anyone attest to the security of this?
> http://pajhome.org.uk/crypt/md5/index.html
> a 3rd party service wants to send credit card numbers via a service, and
> encrypted with this.
> i'm iffy about it, as its plain text JS and can be (not so) easily
> reverse engineered, no?

md5 is not reversible. So the JS function itsself is not harmful in any way.

However, a third party might be able to make changes to this script,
if it is sent over an unsecure connection.


Jens Brueckmann

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