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Re: Paradox db passwords/encryption

On Mon, 23 Sep 1996, David K. Merriman wrote:

> Date: Mon, 23 Sep 1996 10:53:14 -0700 (PDT)
> From: "David K. Merriman" <[email protected]>
> To: [email protected]
> Subject: Paradox db passwords/encryption
> To: [email protected]
> Date: Mon Sep 23 12:52:32 1996
> Sorry to disturb everyone, but I've got a questions that is (gasp!)
> immediately related to crypto:
> Does anyone have any info on the encryption used in the Paradox (4.5 for
> Win) database? I've got someone that has an encrypted (well,
> password-protected :-) Paradox database that needs some maintenance, and
> the person that knew the password is now - shall we say - 'no longer with
> them'. Right now, doesn't matter if it's something clever, or a brute-force
> hack; they just need to get into the tables and such.
> Dave Merriman
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9 times out of 10 norton's Disk Edit will crack word processor/spreadsheet
type encryption...

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