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by da chicken
2007-06-02 17:14
Forum: FileZilla Server Support
Topic: Filezilla Server Security
Replies: 3
Views: 2605

FTP usernames and passwords are always sent in plain text, just as they generally are logging on to a website. FTPS (and HTTPS) is just regular FTP (HTTP) sent through an SSL/TLS tunnel, making a MITM attack impractical. The types of attacks you need to be aware of: Man in the Middle (MITM): Packet ...
by da chicken
2007-04-16 13:18
Forum: FileZilla and FileZilla Server Development
Topic: FileZilla 3 development diary
Replies: 1027
Views: 728258

For SCP transfer limits, you can always look at how WinSCP did it. Their source is a mess and they use wonky libraries, but they have the feature. They must've figured it out somehow. Then you can either say "Yeah I can do that" or "Well, that's how not to do it". As far as refactoring, it seems to ...
by da chicken
2007-01-12 18:11
Forum: FileZilla and FileZilla Server Development
Topic: RE: Security Vulnerability BS hoax
Replies: 2
Views: 2268

What I don't understand is why you'd want to save your password if you're at all concerned with security. PostgreSQL uses a similar method to store passwords. You create ~/.pgpass and enter your password in it, and then the system will use that password. The only nice thing about it is that PostgeSQ...
by da chicken
2005-11-02 06:44
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FileZilla.org???
Replies: 2
Views: 2676

FileZilla.org???

Any reason http://www.filezilla.org/ redirects to http://www.thatwaltguy.com/ ? Who is Walt Meyer? I thought botg was Tim Kosse?