Securely sending callbacks to remote servers

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Securely sending callbacks to remote servers

Postby imop44 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:10 am

When sending a callback to a remote server, is there anything preventing the request and callback password from being read by a malicious party?

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Re: Securely sending callbacks to remote servers

Postby Kent Briggs » Sat Jun 01, 2019 10:26 am

The parameters are sent via POST so if your callback code is running on an SSL-enabled server and you specify an HTTPS link then the password is encrypted along with everything else. Even if not, it would require a man-in-the-middle attack. If that were possible then you are already compromised. The password option just keeps random hackers and bots from purposely (or accidentally) executing your callback code.
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Re: Securely sending callbacks to remote servers

Postby imop44 » Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:06 am

Okay great, thanks for the quick response.
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