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Using GET other than POST

 
Thiwanka Somasiri
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Normally we use GET rather than POST, because of password exposing case in the address bar. But I have heard that it can be hacked although we use the POST method. How to do that?
 
Christophe Verré
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Normally we use GET rather than POST, because of password exposing case in the address bar.

That's the other way around. Using GET will show the request parameters in the address bar.

I have heard that it can be hacked although we use the POST method. How to do that?

Not a SCWCD topic. Moving to the servlet forum.
 
ken zhu
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Thiwanka Somasiri wrote:But I have heard that it can be hacked although we use the POST method. How to do that?


for sensitive data posted, you can use HTTPS(HTTP+SSL) way or encrypt data to avoid got by the third party.
else you don't need care this.
 
Bauke Scholtz
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One can install a sniffer in the network between the both machines and read all sent/received bytes. In for example a proxy, firewall, router or even your own machine. SSL encrypts those bytes before sending and decrypts them before reading.
 
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