Manager: "The password must be encrypted to store it inside the database."
Me: "Great! No problem."
Manager: "Then it must have a copy of the unencrypted password to send it by email."

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    What a genius he is, how do these fuckers get employed?
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    Sometimes the term is used interchangeably when talking about pw, but they should actually be hashed, not encrypted :)
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    @dfox well pointed out that man.
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    I created an offline Windows application that synced over https and still encrypted my data if a user forgets their password tough tits
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    That makes me sad inside....
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    Tell him he'll end up on plaintextoffenders.com
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