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Jane Somerfield
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I serialized a string "ABC" and sent it over the network. What the
serialized object of "ABC" looks like if someone intercepted it.
 
Nicholas Jordan
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Are you examining intercepts ? - If so, better move to security.

For most traffic, anything in the url other than abcd... and 0-9 pretty much gets encoded by replacing the ascii char with % followed by a two character encoding which is read as it's hex encoding of the numeric ascii value. In POST method, base64 encoding ( which is far from encipherment ) is often used, it will transmit 8-bit ascii as 7-bit ascii ~ using some serious bit-twisting to do the work. If you are asking how an Object gets serialized, ObjectInputStream:
 
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