Htaccess is one of the most popular security methods used on Apache web servers because it is quick and easy to setup, and requires no changes to the Apache module.
As I mentioned on the first page of this article, your authentication details are passed to the server as plain text. This is fine if you are protecting a personal site, however, if you require a security solution for a corporate site, you should look into other methods of authentication. Take a look at some of the links shown below for more information.
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