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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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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SSL Certificates Simple questions

I was busy studying SSL certificates and i know that certificates are used for Authentication, which verifies the identity of someone or something. Privacy, which ensures that information is only ...
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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 ...
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upload Multiple xml on https form

I have a annoying problem, I must send daily +-100 xml files over a https,an upload form without a layout and can't see which files are on the server. Synch isnt allowed. I've tried everything, the ...
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Will an inbound iptables rule in ddwrt on port 443 break https?

I want to run a vnc repeater service on my home ddwrt router. Due to the possibility of friends/family asking for support in unknown network environments, I'd like the host-repeater application to run ...
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Tomcat6 - SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length

After following the instructions to setup a secure http connection on my tomcat server (link: https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/ssl-howto.html), I had this error pop up when I requested ...
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Error in proxifier when visit Https websites

I use Nextvpn + proxifier for bypass filtering in internet . First I can not watch https website and image on Facebook, I changed boolean value in about: config / security.tls.version.max to "0". ...
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How to check what android application sends to the server?

I have 3rd party android application and I would like to see what it sends to its server. How could I do it? I've tried to use Wireshark on android to check it, but it uses https to send the data. Is ...
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Will IIS8.5 do a better job for WebDAV data sharing than Apache in terms of performance and file locking?

Right now I am using Synology's built-in WebDAV function, which I think is based on Apache server. The issue i am having are basically slow transferring speed and missing file locking ability. The ...
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Is Zscalar's HTTPS Everywhere for IE affiliated with EFF?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a tool called HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox, Chrome and Opera. But they don't list Internet Explorer. There is a company called Zscalar that provides HTTPS ...
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How to get https Google search if it is “turned off” in your network?

When searching on Google over public WiFi at a cafe, I am getting the message: SSL search is off This network has turned off SSL search, so you cannot see personalized results. The ...
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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL ...
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https connection in internet sharing through a proxy server

I have two computers (A and B) and a "https" proxy server P on port 80. B has 2 NICs (n1 and n2). B shares the internet connection with A on n1. If A has set P in its browser and tries to open a https ...
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Simple proof-of-concept stunnel configuration

I am trying to setup stunnel to access a HTTPS web service from a HTTP-only client. Should be a piece of cake, right? I have the following stunnel.conf: client=yes verify=0 [test-https] accept = ...
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Redirect ALL web traffic through TLS without a VPN

Assumptions: Server: I have a Debian Squeeze server, routable on the public Internet, with a static IPv4 address. I have unrestricted access to modify the software on the server. The server can ...
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How to control SSL automatic activities in Wordpress php files

I have domain with one sub-domain. The domain has installed SSL with valid certificate but sub-domain doesn't have it. I installed two Wordpress, one for domain and one for sub-domain (clone it to ...
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How to get digicert high assurance in my Mac

I removed Digicert high assurance certificate from the keychain. Now when I visit facebook.com or other ssl websites from chrome, they don't open and I get an SSL error, e.g.: How can I to get ...
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Different website at https:// then at http://

I own a couple of domains, each with a static site serving plain HTML pages. Let say one at www.example.com and another www. example.org. If I enter http :// www. example.com or http:/ ...
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Netflix SSL certificate shows up when trying to visit https://www.google.com

I'm on a hotel Wi-Fi network where occasionally the following message shows up in Chrome when trying to visit any Google sites over HTTPS: The SSL certificate reported when this happens is This ...
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HTTPS certificates invalid on Safari, Chrome on specific user account

Safari and Chrome report invalid certificates on certain HTTPS sites (for example GitHub and Bitbucket). Firefox strangely shows a green valid certificate. I've created a new OS X user and everything ...
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How can I connect to a HTTPS site via HTTP

We have CheckPoint in our company. I am using Anonymox to bypass CheckPoint. Everything is OK except when I try to connect HTTPS sites I cannot bypass CheckPoint. For example I can watch videos on ...
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intercept zip file download request to view contents?

user 'A' downloads a zip file from a web server via HTTP/HTTPS, and after downloading he immediately deletes that zip file from server. In this scenario,can user 'B' (not having direct access to ...
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What might be causing specific IPv6 HTTPS servers to send an excessive number of RST packets?

Client browsers on my IPv6-enabled home network hang and time out when attempting to load https:// URLs from specific IPv6 sites, such as ones operated by CloudFlare. In those situations, the live log ...
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Magento | After SSL Setup, Images not shown

My problem is, i setup a Comodo Positive SSL on solempet.com When i changed the options for front page to secure https urls, images and css now shown. I mean site is not load properly and images, css ...
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Force PC to use HTTP instead HTTPS on pages like Facebook or Google [duplicate]

Is this possible? I know plugin for Firefox "HTTPS Everywhere", but i need opposite of it. Thank for answers.
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nginx - ssl and www redirect configuration

this is related to: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24538973/django-allowed-hosts-error-for-www-domain-and-ip-address i'm attempting to redirect www and non-ssl requests to ssl non-www domain for ...
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How to build a certifcate chain for ServerHello

I've been trying to put together a certificate chain. I have the private key (privatekey.pem) and CSR (csr.pem) that I submitted to the Certificate Authority/CA. I took the CA's certificate and put ...
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DNS records - Site defualts to old https site

I updated the DNS records for a site, which has a https version of the site. Instead of going to the new site which is http not https, the browsers will want to default to the old https version of the ...
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HTTPS for the Asus RT-N12 router's web interface

How do you access the Asus RT-N12 router's web interface via HTTPS? I've hunted through every page in the web interface, but haven't seen an option to enable HTTPS.
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How to add resources to firefox cache database manually?

My ISP blocks websites from time to time. Recently I cannot access https powered sites. Firefox cannot load https://ajax.googleapis.com/.../jquery.min.js ... But I can still access ...
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Why Firefox alert me about HTTPs “Untrusted” Connection on Positivessl - Comodo certificate?

For my new startUp I got a SSL certificate from Comodo.com. I did all the painful process and finally I was able to implement it on my AWS server (I'm running MEAN Stack). Now when someone visit my ...
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Force browser to use HTTPS only? [duplicate]

Is there some way to force a popular desktop browser (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Opera etc.) to only connect to a site via HTTPS and if the site does not support HTTPS, then not connect at all?
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POST http(s) request with xml content in Power Query

I have a POST http request which works good in HttpRequester (Firefox plugin). I know that it is possible to call POST request in Power Query but cannot find working solution. Here is the original ...
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How can I verify on download that a site's SSL cert is for a host I trust?

Generally I want to be able to make an HTTPS connection to a site, and while negotiating the SSL check that: The cert is in every way valid for the host listed on the cert (unexpired, signed by ...
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Redirect specific https requests the way HOST redirects specific http requests

Ummm... The question How to block specific HTTPS traffic? seems to have an answer somewhere, but... What I want is to do to https what hosts does to http, that is, redirect the request to someplace ...
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HTTPS not working for a specific site in Internet Explorer

I need to browser a https site in IE(doesn't work with other browser due to VB script's). Everything works fine in Windows 7 but in windows XP(SP2) i can open the site in Firefox but it doesn't work ...
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What specific sequence of events can cause “SSL_ERROR_RX_UNEXPECTED_SERVER_HELLO” in Firefox?

I have a user that was visiting a site and received the following error in FireFox: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during the connection to foo.foo2.com. SSL received an unexpected ...
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Why not https everywhere? [closed]

So https is supposed to be safer than http (encrypted), why is https then not used everywhere? Would it not make the web a more safe place? What could be the reason that https is not implemented when ...
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SSL Redirect in VirtualHost causing url to break

I recently configured by website to direct all traffic through https. I did this by modifying the vhost file to show this <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/srv/http/example" ServerName ...
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Difference between DNS and /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS request

My question is: what is the difference between DNS and the static resolution method based on /etc/hosts in name resolving during an HTTPS connection? In order to connect to a site using https the ...
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HTTPs sites won't load CSS in any browser

Whenever I try to load a https website, the CSS stylesheet for the site won't load. I've looked around for answers, and apparently fixing the system time can resolve the problem but, as far as I can ...
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Virtual hosting with nginx over SSL, without SNI (via a wildcard cert)

I'm trying to get https://survey.mediacru.sh to work without SNI. We have a wildcard cert and are using nginx as our http server. However, on browsers without SNI support (for example, the stock ...