HTTPS stands for HTTP Secure and is a combination of HTTP and SSL/TLS (Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security) and is used to provide an encrypted connection to a website.

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How to troubleshoot “Secure Connection Failed” in Firefox appearing since the version 38?

Since I upgraded Firefox to the version 38 I encounter problem while sending a certain form on the website https://usercenter.checkpoint.com/ Most of the website works normally but sending a form ...
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What information do my ISP collects when I connect to a website through HTTPs?

What can my ISP log from a connection to a site with HTTPs? Is connecting to a website through HTTPs equivalent to a VPN? For example, can my ISP know the entire URL (Not only the domain) while ...
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wget converting http but not https links for offline use

I am trying to download a website for offline use using the following wget command on an Ubuntu machine: wget --recursive --background --adjust-extension --continue --page-requisites --convert-links ...
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Force Chrome to try HTTPS instead of HTTP when possible?

Many websites offer both, HTTP and HTTPS, e.g., http://stackoverflow.com and https://stackoverflow.com Is there any way to force Chrome to try HTTPS first before HTTP when I only type ...
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How to block insecure images on HTTPS pages in Chromium on Linux?

I'm trying to figure out a way to stop Chromium from loading insecure (i.e. non-HTTPS) images on pages served over HTTPS (i.e. basically the exact opposite of this question). Alas, all the ...
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How can I cryptographically verify that someone owns the website they claim to?

More specifically, can I get them to sign a string of text with their x509 private certificate and then I can verify it using the public cert used by the website in question? Perhaps I could supply ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from treating all URLs with a common base as SSL connections

I host several websites via an ISP-provided DNS name, and I split them up beyond my router's port 80 using an installation of haproxy. It has worked very well for my (I think it's 11) unique websites ...
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Error downloading file with Internet Explorer using HTTPS

We recently have a problem with Internet Explorer when downloading files over HTTPS from one application. Suddenly it started to show this error Internet Explorer no puede descargar ${page} de ...
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Renew Comodo free SSL certificate? [closed]

Is it possible to renew Comodo 3-month free SSL certificate, or at least issue a new one with entered information? I just set it up and it's pretty good.
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Cannot map Synology WebDAV (HTTPS) share on Windows

I've tried everything from this post that applied as well as the answers from this post. I can connect successfully with Kodi on Android as well as NetDrive on Windows. I cannot connect with Kodi on ...
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How to setup a HTTPS Proxy on a raspberry pi

I'm looking for a way to encrypt every data sent from my smartphone and laptop by using a proxy server on my raspberry pi. What I've got so far: - RPi with Squid3 Running What I'm still missing: - ...
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https version of site not loading on some computers in network

I have just installed an SSL certificate for a website. This site was previously http only. On the company's internal network, most people are now able to access this site through both https and ...
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Complete location bar URL with https if the scheme is omitted

HTTP clients such as web browsers have been adding the http: scheme to URLs when the user enters example.com without being very specific. This will result in an request to http://example.com/. Is it ...
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How to get https on my AWS EC2 hosted website after uploading SSL Certificate to AWS

I have already followed the tutorial below: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/InstallCert.html And I have uploaded and verified by certified SSL certificate to my AWS iAM. I am ...
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https proxy setup in NAT-ed clients

I have network setup as follows: I have 2 PCs. A and B. A is connected to Internet, and A and B is connected by local network. B can also connect Internet through A by NAT setup. In A, the NAT setup ...
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How to fix chrome certificate issues after removing Fiddler root cert

I don't know very much about certificates, and I don't want to break anything trying to resolve this - so asking for some suggestions. At some point agreed to let Fiddler install an HTTPS certificate ...
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vmWare Workstation no https

I've setup a new VM running CentOS 7. My connection is currently Bridged (though I had the same problem with NAT). I'm able to connect to the internet through the host connection (just a Windows 7 ...
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Can only access sites using https, what could cause this? [closed]

Anyone know what could possibly going on here? This has been going on with my home network since yesterday and my ISP has no idea what's going on. Through all my devices (phone, laptop, desktop), I ...
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Why is https//www.google.com/ getting redirected to http://www.https.com/www.google.com

Every https domain name when entered without ":" is getting redirected to www.https.com. Why? Try this https//www.stackoverflow.com/ https//www.facebook.com https//www.google.com PS: www.https.com ...
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How to log HTTPS traffic

I want to log https traffic of my network without loosing certificates trusts and without a proxy. I need to log "only" source ip, remote hostname and data traffic amount. Should be easy to get ...
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Why might anything https related freezes my computer? How would I go about debugging this?

I may be wrong, but it appears that any application using https either freezes or gives me an error. I've tried some obvious stuff (below) but I'm running out of ideas and would really appreciate a ...
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Apache2 Linux Mint URL without trailing slash not working for HTTP to HTTPS redirect/rewrite

I set up an Apache2 server on Linux Mint. I configured the default-ssl site to use a SSL certificate that I bought and the default site works just fine with SSL. However when I try to access a ...
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My Chrome “jumps” to non-existant HTTPS protocol

My Chrome (40.0.2214.115m) jumps to inexistant https : I type in http://johnwhitech.homeip.net:8080/ And Chrome redirect to http s ://johnwhitech.homeip.net:8080/ which does not exist. I ...
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nginx http to https proxy with self-signed certificate

I have an nginx proxy to redirect http requests with a specified port to another https url. Here is my configuration so far: server { listen 59848; location / { resolver 8.8.8.8; ...
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SSLCipherSuite settings in Apache for supporting TLS 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2

I have an Apache 2.4.7 web server running multiple domain names using a single IP address. As a result of the Poodle vulnerability, I added the following SSLCipherSuite line. It worked fine for a ...
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lighttpd complains about ssl.use-compression

I am trying to apply some of the tricks described here, and the problem is having ssl.use-compression = "disable" in lighttpd.conf, because server reports WARNING: unknown config-key: ...
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Login page HTTP but goes through to HTTPS. Can ISP see passwords?

I noticed last night that my webmail providers homepage is HTTP. From there I login and go through to an HTTPS page and the session remains HTTPS from there. Does this mean that all my login details ...
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How configure requests from other ports to port 443?

I am trying to configure my first https, and i think i get it, but there is a problem: the site wont open in http, just https, because of this, i want redirect everything to https. I am using ...
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Self signed certificate, https and vpn

I have access to an SBS 2011 server that has a self signed certificate. In my computer (win 7 pro) that is outside the domain, I have imported the root certificate and the leaf certificate into ...
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Does https work on google search terms? [duplicate]

For example when I type into google, "superuser" and press search, I see the following address on the URL bar. https://www.google.com/search?output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=superuser&btnG= ...
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How does a client know when a https or https request has been fulfilled? [closed]

I am wondering how a client that has requested a webpage froma get request for example knows exactly when it has received all the requested data and that there is no more data to come using both https ...
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Cannot retrieve http sites when using OpenVPN, but https sites work just fine. Why?

I am using a VPN provider that uses OpenVPN. I don´t wont any other traffic leave my computer so I have set up my iptables like this: iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -P FORWARD DROP iptables -P ...
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Why URL that reach specific port in front got https?

Some web hosting control panel must use URL https://example.com:3500 to reach it. If I do not type https, browser will not reach it. HTTPS is port 443. Is it port 3500 or port 443?
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Google Chrome Privacy Error NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID

Background: I'm running Windows 7 SP1. Using Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m. For a while my computer's clock was set to sync with time-b.nist.gov automatically, but the correct time would never display. It ...
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Firefox “Untrusted Connection” warnings when visiting reputable HTTPS sites when using child's account

When using Firefox on Windows, I see an "Untrusted Connection" warning when visiting any HTTPS site, including very reputable ones such as https://www.google.com and https://search.yahoo.com. The ...
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Iptables: Filtering string encrypted by ssl

I need to filter (send to BANRULES set) incoming http/https packets with a certain string (matchword). I do it easy when ssl is not in use (port 80): iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -m ...
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Authentication requests for HTTPS calls through an HTTP proxy

Am I right in thinking that if you have a service protected by SSL on the other side of an HTTP proxy which requires authentication that: You authenticate using HTTP sending an unencrypted (albeit ...
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Does HTTPS also prevent middle man from tracking my browsing history apart from which domains I visited?

I read this article which says github is being blocked in Russia because a single controversial page hosted on it can't be blocked because of HTTPS. So I'm trying to determine if that implies that ...
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Guacamole, Tomcat, HTTPS-setup fails due to issues with certification

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home (Debian) computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only ...
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Is it safe to git clone https://usr:PWD@gitserver/repo with plain text passphrase in the URL?

Is it safe to git clone https://usr:PWD@gitserver/repo with plain text passphrase in the URL?
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Force browser to use HTTP because of HTTP proxy

I have a lot of HTTP proxies and I cannot access websites that are using SSL through those proxies. I have no access to configuring the proxies, so is it possible to force Firefox (in my case) to ...
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Chrome cache protocol: avoid too many redirects

I have a server running apache on http (port 80) and https (port 8443). On the same server I have tomcat running https (port 443) I want to disable https 8443 port on apache server, using only port ...
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How does Avast’s HTTPS scanner work?

Looks like the latest version of Avast antivirus includes an HTTPS scanner, source. How is this feature implemented? As a browser plugin?
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In Nginx Configuration, if I am doing a reverse proxy, is there a way to filter layout of the webpage to-be-displayed, i.e., a logo?

Is there a way to filter, for instance, a site logo, when using a reverse proxy in Nginx configuration? How would I go about doing this? Thanks in advance...
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How to properly install SCR3500 card reader on mac - Mac OS X 10.6.8?

I am trying to login into some secured site and I am required to use SCR3500 card reader. I found and installed some drivers - http://support.identive-group.com/download_scm/download_scm.php?lang=en. ...
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Redirecting http to https in my own windows , ( system wide )

I want to Redirect any http://steamcommunity.com/* Addresses To https://steamcommunity.com/* just for this Site ! i want it to be system wide , the thing is , it's my ISP problem , i can ...
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Firefox sometimes reporting insecure items on page with https

I have just installed a self-signed cert for usage on a test server and I added an exception in Firefox to trust it. When I load the page normally it shows the lock and all is fine; however if I ...
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Accessing a particular directory via HTTPS

I am trying to create a particular directory on my LAMP installation folder to be HTTPS enabled. I was reading about that and i found out it can be done in httpd.conf. However i do not have https.conf ...
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MITM Proxy - Checking Validation of SSL Certificate Chains

I am attempting to check our Android app's SSL Certificate Validation. I have MITM Proxy running on my Mac and am using the Mac as a Proxy for my Android phone. I can see all of the Android's http/s ...