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SSL - SSLv2 and SSLv3 ( tls ) socket winsock

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Submitted on: 5/10/2016 12:11:04 PM
By: Michiel 
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 1 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     I found this very hard to find source at the internet to use SSLv3 with a windows plain winsock for VB6 Ive included SSLv2 and SSLv3. SSLv2 is only included to give you a idea about SSL, it is not used anymore at any websites. I dont want any information about SSLv2. SSLv3 is what i want to have fixed, the problem is: For my Windows XP machine the code runs perfect to get the index.html from https://www.google.com (althought it will show some error boxes), but it does not for https://www.paypal.com , or https://www.thepiratebay.se, it will show (trappable) errors. BUT when i run this same project at my Windows 8.1 system, it will show errors even for https://www.google.com and it does not get the index.html. PURPOSE: I would like to use a plain windows api socket or mswinsock ocx to my projects, and tell it what HTTPS file it must GET, without the need of the Inet control or the WinHttp.WinHttpRequest. All the methods that you need to do a handshake with a HTTPS server are included and to decrypt the data, but the project itself is very buggy. All we would like to have is a plain ms winsock, and to add the Crypto layer to it to connect to any HTTPS server Ive searched 2 days for this example, it was really very hard to find. But it need big improvements. PS: I did not change the SSLv3 project, the example i found was ment to turn on a server + client to use SSLv3, i just left the server part with it, mayble it can help you understand things better. I only got it working perfect for https://www.google.com , it did give me the html information, but it does not work for Windows 8. If you can make this work in a plain and simple way and share it with us in here, you see it will have HUGE potential.

 
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5/10/2016 10:24:05 AMMichiel

This will need a Einstein to do it!.
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5/17/2016 4:24:25 PMCrazy Dood

This should prove VERY useful to me, thanks!!!
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2/4/2017 1:04:43 PMCyber Drone

this source is really great but this source do not work with maximum requrment. we need to make https post / get porperly work. thankyou
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