If you want to conceal chunks of data like connection strings or data written to a database or XML file then you could use the simplified class resting on the CryptoAPI demonstrated in this article.
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Use a transposition algorithm in Visual Basic. Using any text, the algorithm produces every permutation possible. (The article, demo project, and source code were updated.)
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