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Q&A: If I login to a website while using a proxy, could the proxy server read my password?

February 17, 2012 by admin  
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Question by nl_files: If I login to a website while using a proxy, could the proxy server read my password?

Assuming my password’s not encrypted at all, would an HTTP proxy be able to read the password I submit?

Best answer:

Answer by Simply Red
Oh yes, definitely. Have you read about this?

http://www.personalvpn.org/danger_proxy_servers.htm

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2 Responses to “Q&A: If I login to a website while using a proxy, could the proxy server read my password?”
  1. Gardner says:

    You should assume that all proxy sites are recording every piece of data you send through them. You see it all the time here on Y! Answers:

    Question: I need a proxy to bypass school filters to get on Facebook?

    1 week later: MY FACEBOOK HAS BEEN HACKED!!! HELP!!!

  2. fixed it says:

    Everything you do thru a proxy server is logged…

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