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    I'm installing a new PERL program with a serious security problem.

    I "wrote" myself a .htaccess file that redirects people that "are lost" or using a wrong URL to this program (prevent showing them a list of files etc.). No problem so far.

    But I can not prevent people (that know the program and his files) to type the exact URL to a file in one of the directories of the program (and thus read confidential data).

    How can I prevent direct access to these files WITHOUT affecting the proper working of this program?

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    How about adding a password protection to the start of those secret files?

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    do not know

    How about adding a password protection to the start of those secret files?
    Ok, but what will be the effect on the PERL script that is using these files?

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    do not know

    How about adding a password protection to the start of those secret files?
    Ok, but what will be the effect on the PERL script that is using these files?



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