This week's book giveaways are in the Refactoring and Agile forums. We're giving away four copies each of Re-engineering Legacy Software and Docker in Action and have the authors on-line! See this thread and this one for details.
I'm curious to know if the URL query parameters passed from a Java Application to a servlet are secure? Are the following bolded parameters sent as clear text? Or will connecting via an https protocol encode the URL as well? <a href="http://localhost/test/bleh/Servlet<b rel="nofollow">?userid=temp&password=change</b>" target="_blank">http://localhost/test/bleh/Servlet?userid=temp&password=change I have other options but would like to know how secure this is.