Is using an HMAC in web service messages overkill if you are already using SSL and Access Tokens? I’m thinking of further ways to secure a service, and HMAC message signing is one. But it comes with ...
I'm designing a RESTFUL API that will always be used over HTTPS, what security advantages over the use of HTTP Basic Auth could be brought to my system by using such kind of message authentication ...
What SSL options should be avoided, due to recently discovered weaknesses? This might include symmetric algorithms, or MAC functions.
Recently I found that Netscape used quite simple algorithm to generate random number for Message Authentication Code to establish an HTTPS connection (Netscape used time, process identification ...