How secure passing user credentials like user name, password values in query string to httphandler


 How secure passing user credentials like user name, password values in query string to httphandler

 like login.ashx?uid=xxx&pwd=yyy



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I believe it's very insecure. Anyone who is smart enough can get the credentials from the querystring directly.

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10/20/2008 12:15:25 PM

 Have a look at Create a querystring that is encrypted and expires at

Whilst I would not recommend any design that passed user name and password in the query string, if you are mandated to do such a design, then besides lodging your protest politely but firmly to the specifier,  you should encrypt the querystring.


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