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Hi! Is it possible to capture the data that is sent from forms on websites?

If I use Firebug I can see what data that was sent from all the fields in a form, but I should see the same data in Wireshark, but I cannot. Isn´t it possible or am I doing something wrong?

asked 28 Dec '10, 01:45

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It is possible to have a https action on an http page. The action must simply fully identify the action with a complete uri including 'https'.

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answered 29 Dec '10, 05:17

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Hi Rox, forms datas are also displayed in wireshark but it's less user-friendly than Firebug !

GET method datas are displayed in the http.request.uri field whereas POST method datas are displayed as Line-based text data.

P.S. : HttpFox is a very good http analyzer on Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6647/ )

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answered 28 Dec '10, 03:17

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Thanks for your answer!

I found the text in this post with Wireshark, but not when I log in into services that´s not using SSL, for instance Facebook (I am using their non-SSL-login). I am just getting the cookies sent from Facebook and some other stuff, but I cannot see the POST data that was sent from my computer. How come?

EDIT: Now I see that the POST action is to a HTTPS server. But http://www.facebook.com is not HTTPS, so how is it possible to send encrypted data from HTTP to HTTPS? I thought both ends would have to be HTTPS?

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answered 28 Dec '10, 08:19

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