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[ale] How secure is http basic authentication?

On 04/27/2013 09:54 AM, Phil Turmel wrote:
> It's in the clear.  It's just not obvious because it is base64 encoded.
> Phil
OK so that means I shouldn't use it without an ssl connection.  That 
pretty much rules out using it with any of my hosted accounts since they 
don't do ssl without too much money for a cert.  Fortunately I only have 
one of those left.  I'm slowly replacing my hosted accounts with VPS.