Saved password

Michael Ossmann michael.ossmann "at"
Tue, 12 Mar 2002 22:56:55 +0000

On Tue, Mar 12, 2002 at 08:27:16AM -0800, VNC User wrote:
>  I don't think that'll do it for me because I don't know C.  Does
>  anyone have an example for Visual Basic?

Not that I know of.  You'll need to find a DES implementation that you
can use (and modify a little), and you'll probably end up needing to at
least learn the basics of how to read C.

>   "Beerse,_Corni" <cbeerse "at"> wrote: > Hi guys,
> btw: if it is a passwd encription like on unix, there is no reverse!
> Then better vind a save place for the plain passwords and use that
> one.

VNC actually uses a reversible algorithm with a fixed key.  (Bad!)

Mike Ossmann, Tarantella/UNIX Engineer/Instructor
Alternative Technology, Inc.
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