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at October 21, 2007 17:58 by chrisaiv

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#A. Import the SHA1 Method
require "digest/sha1"
#B. Encrypt the Password string
@hash_pass = Digest::SHA1.hexdigest('super password')
#C. Display the encrypted password
puts @hash_pass

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Before you save a password to a database, it may make sense to encrypt it. That way when you do some user authentication, you can compare the users submitted password to the one on the database.

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Encrypting passwords for a database using one-way hash technique (SHA1)

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