VFJ-2: Define Encryption Mechanism

Issue Information

Issue Type: Task
Priority: Major
Status: Closed

Reported By:
Ben Tasker
Assigned To:
Ben Tasker
Project: Vehman For Joomla (VFJ)
Resolution: Won't Fix (2019-09-09 16:26:20)
Labels: Data,

Created: 2014-02-06 23:35:47
Time Spent Working

Any stored credentials (such as API keys) will need to be encrypted.

A post-flight install script in the component should generate a crypto key, so will need to ensure the best algorithm (for speed and ease of processing) is utilised.

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Going with OpenSSL using a 256 bit key. Have created the postflight function to generate a key on install
btasker changed status from 'Open' to 'In Progress'
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The underlying project - Vehman - is essentially EOL, so no further work's going to be done on this component either (particularly as it's more than 1 major release behind the current Joomla version).

Closing outstanding issues as Won't Fix
btasker changed status from 'In Progress' to 'Closed'
btasker added 'Won't Fix' to resolution