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XOR Encryption and Security

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Mohamed AbowardaFlag for United States of America asked on
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I am trying to create strong XOR encryption using C++ to encrypt files and then load the decrypted file into memory as LPCVOID

I want idea about a STRONG XOR encryption, since I know the following is easy to crack:
encryptedData = originalData ^ key;

I thought about something similar to the following:
encryptedData = originalData ^ key;
encryptedData ^= 52955258604;
encryptedData ^= 25435347522;
encryptedData ^= 25435443543;

However, I am not sure if that will be strong enough to the file very hard to crack.

Here is what I want:
1. Idea about a STRONG XOR Encryption and Decryption method.
2. How to load the decrypted data into LPCVOID for further use.
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