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Encrypting using Javascript

 
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Hello Ranchers..
I'm doing a project in JSP and Oracle.. When i give the username and password it has to be encrypted and stored in the database
when we enter the username and password and submit at that time it has to encrypt the password and has to send the encrypted password to the next page!!

the code i'm planning is

<input type="button" on_click="validate();return false;">
<script language = "java script">
function validate()
{
encrypt();
document.form1.method = "post";
document.form1.action = "nextpage.jsp";
document.form1.submit();
}
function encrypt()
{
var pass = document.form1.text2.value;
/*here i want to use the for loop for getting each character
but for that i want to use pass[i].. how can i do that!!
please help me ranchers....*/
}
</script>

Thanks in advance
regards

Aravind
 
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Hi,
First let me ask you the question I hate to here - why are doing this?
As a counter measure to sniffing? Think about this - if I am a hacker sniffing submited passwords, I don't really care what you typed in a browser, I only care what was submitted. So, you encrypt it or not, whatever goes to server - that what I will resend. Think about using https instead - it may be a better solution for you.

As far as encrypt goes, here is example for IE (it may or may not work in other browsers, I am too lasy to test):


also, take a look at http://pajhome.org.uk/crypt/index.html
 
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