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We take Credit card over internet connected comupter, and we have to pass PCI compliance network scan. When I run network scan , I have the following error. How can i fix this error. Any help appreciated.

Running vulnerable HTTP service. HTTP request to

HTTP response code was an expected 401

1: Basic realm="WEB Remote
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What has your research revealed? – SpacemanSpiff Mar 21 '13 at 17:36

The PCI DSS requires that passwords are not transmitted in the clear. Basic auth over HTTP would result in clear-text transmission of the password.

Enable SSL for port 8080.

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