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Posted on January 13, 2014 by Jeff Reifman

How to Store Two Way Encrypted Passwords (and Credit Cards) in MySQL

As part of my open source IMAP mail filtering applet, Filtered, I wrote code to securely encrypt and store email user names and passwords in a MySQL database so that they can be decrypted as well. The technique is outlined below. Typically, passwords should be hashed in with a salt using one way encryption but Read More

Posted on May 29, 2005 by Jeff Reifman

How to fix fatal error “Call to undefined function: mysql_connect()”

I thought I’d post this so people can find the answer more easily than I was able to. If you get this error when a PHP 4 page tries to connect to MySQL on Debian Sarge (testing release): Fatal error: Call to undefined function: mysql_connect() You can fix it with an > apt-get install php4-mysql Read More