But it can be a little awkward to cut and paste strings into an encryption program and then back into our source code. The SourceEncrypt Project To make it as easy as possible to encrypt data within your executable, I created a small utility program in MFC called SourceEncrypt.
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You don't. If it's just your personal website then don't bother. If it's a business website it's a bad idea * It doesn't really work, at some point to view the website the user will have to see some form of the source code.
You may also be interested in looking at the following, related Code Project articles: Generic SymmetricAlgorithm Helper This is a generic helper class that exposes simplified Encrypt and Decrypt functionality for strings, byte arrays and streams for any SymmetricAlgorithm derivative (DES, RC2, Rijndael, TripleDES, etc.).