FTP user names and passwords -- secure or not?
hughesmike2 at hotmail.com
Mon Jun 11 18:29:02 CDT 2007
If using the URLEncode function on an FTP server password and then
connecting to that ftp server via a username and URLEncode-d password (see
msg below), is the password safe from a network sniffer?
>From: "Mike Hughes" <hughesmike2 at hotmail.com>
>Reply-To: How to use Revolution <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
>To: use-revolution at lists.runrev.com
>Subject: FTP user names and passwords -- secure or not?
>Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2007 18:20:31 +0000
>When using Rev's FTP capabilities to upload a file via ftp with user name
>and password as in the syntax below:
>put ... into URL "ftp://"&userName&":"&userPassword ...
>is the user name and password completely secure in a distributed
>application providing the scripts are encrypted? Is it at all possible for
>someone to be able to tell what address, user name, and password are being
>used via another application such as a firewall?
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