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I'm using system.net.webclient , downloadstring function to send xml data to a webservice. How can I encode (encrypt?) the xml so it isn't available on the wire?
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Is the service you're sending to able to decrypt it if you encrypt it?
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They use the md5 standard
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MD5 isn't an encryption algorithm it's a hashing algorithm. Hashing is a one-way process, so if you send them something hashed, they won't be able to un-hash it.
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