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Unsafe XML Encryption?!

This analysis (in German, English version is available here) by the well-known Ruhr University Bochum puts XML Encryption into some real trouble. Since there is no solution or workaround, the only possibility is to accept the drawbacks and to use SSL to secure any Web Service communication. Back to good old transportation based security.

By Dominik

Java architect, developer, author, trainer, speaker, JCrypTool project lead and secure programming enthusiast.