[ic] Credit Card numbers Stored Encrypted in SQL Database - Finally Answered!
Wed, 25 Apr 2001 18:00:13 -0400
On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 04:55:20PM -0400, Dave Jenkins wrote:
> > > functionality? There is ZERO risk involved with storing CC#'s on disk if
> > > they're ENCRYPTED, Which is precisely what I'm trying to do. It worked
> > just
> > > fine in MV....
> Is this the same ZERO risk that the ENIGMA machine gave the Nazis? Is it the
> same zero risk that the polygraphs and financial checks gave to the CIA? There
> is no such thing as zero risk. The overall point that storing CC# is a bad
> idea is one of liability: you don't want to be responsible when it happens.
> One match will light a room full of gasoline. It's better not to store the
life is fatal. Zero risk.
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