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Is SSL good enough to secure a web service?

Posted on 2005-04-26
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13

I have a web service that authenticates users

bool Login (string userID, string password)

The userID and password are in plain text, but if I secure the web service over SSL, this should be good enough to secure the web service, right?

Question by:andrewting
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