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Issues with Codec

 
Mike Jenkins
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I use Apache Commons codec Base64 encoding and decoding methods to fetch Intranet Domain login name only.
Is this considered an acceptable safe practice and/or is there any securty or any other issue with Base64 encoding and decoding?
 
Bear Bibeault
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Base64 has nothing to do with security. Base64 is an encoding, not an encryption.
 
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