Version 2.0 Released May 9, 2001
PRL Software's Hash Encryption extension is a SatForms plugin that provides
MD5 and MD4 one way cryptographic hash functions.
This extension is about providing security to applications by utilising the
power of Hash. This security is comprised of three main features:
Although this is not a full-blown security application unto itself, this
extension can be used to create one. Extensive details are given of how to
set up your own registration program as well as tricks that the Hackers can
perform. The MD5 hash functions are utilised as part of Philip Leitch's Registration
- Password Match Verification without needing to store Passwords on the Palm.
- Registration Match Verification without needing to store the Registration
key on the palm.
- Message and Message Origin Verification using "digital signatures".
All of the informaiton required to set up a secure program is provided with
this extension. The documentation explains these concepts in the easiest
manner possible so as not to complicate the issue. Example code is given
There is also a MD5 Hash ActiveX DLL that comes with this extension so as to
provide complete PC/Palm security.
This extension is manufactured by PRL Software and is marketed by PalmDataPro.com. NOTE: This extension is no longer supported by PRL Software, is not supported by PalmDataPro, and is available on an AS IS basis only.
The extension includes a royalty-free per-developer runtime license, meaning you can distribute the extension PRC files royalty-free with your app but you need to purchase a separate license for each SF developer (basically the same as the SF Standard Edition license).
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