Credit Card Number Cleartext Transmission (Client)

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5830
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The remote client sent a plaintext message which seems to contain a Credit Card Number.


Ensure that confidential data is encrypted while in transit

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5830

Family: Data Leakage

Published: 3/22/2011

Updated: 5/18/2018

Dependencies: 1735, 8314, 1275, 1269, 1270, 5817, 5093