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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Firefox 27 wants to use HTTPS everywhere

I've got a weird problem with my Firefox 27.0.1: Literally any webpage I want to visit is automatically requested via HTTPS, and that means I constantly get "Untrusted Connection" warnings - see first ...
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ssh trough HTTPS without a proxy

Is it possible to ssh trough HTTPS without a proxy? using normal tools, something like ThinVNC does The network is closed from the outside world, only access to websites is allowed, and that's only ...
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What details would you view in a certificate to check if it is trustworthy?

I have a question need help: What details would you view in a certificate to check if it is a trustworthy website?
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Why the indicator for https condition at left side of URL bar alerted in yellow

Why the indicator for https condition at left side of URL bar alerted in yellow I would like to know why the indicator for https condition at left side of URL bar alerted in yellow even when I just ...
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What is the proper handling of an SSL request where SSL is not enabled?

Quick question. I have a server I am managing which does NOT use https. When I attempt to go to the website with an https url, I get a bizzarre error which is the result of the fact that I have more ...
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“Cannot connect to the real Gmail.com”

Dunno what happened, but suddenly I cannot connect to Gmail from Chrome on this computer: Under "more" it says: What does this mean? gmail.com normally uses encryption (SSL) to protect ...
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HTTPS doesn't work with Chrome

I have problem similar to this: HTTPS connections fail with Chrome. For a long time my Google Chrome browser worked perfectly, but yesterday something happened, and I can't open any of https sites. I ...
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authentication for git remote push to github

Github says they prefer https over ssh. Does this mean I should do something like this on my local machine: git romote add github 'https://userid:passwd@github.com/userid/repo.git' If so is sending ...
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Access HTTPS URL from command prompt in Windows

I have an update URL that I need to access. It has all the parameters in the URL to do its job. I don't need to see it in the browser nor do I need its contents to be saved. Is there a program that ...
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how to disable TLS 1.0 and checking enabling SSl 3.0 in Firefox 27.0.1?

How to disable TLS 1.0 and checking enabling SSL 3.0 in Firefox 27.0.1 (new Version) ? I suppose I can find it at the Encryption tab. I followed below path Tools -> Options -> Advanced but there ...
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scramble https over http to avoid detection by Firewall

My campus has recently installed Fortigate Firewall and have started spoofing https certs. eg. Certificates appear to be invalid saying: "Google.com; verified by Fortinet CA" Is there a way to ...
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bower package installation issues with git / https

Here is my OS: (But installed in my laptop using VM - Virtualbox via vagrant) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise The problem I am facing is that ...
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Serve all content via HTTPS, regardless of web server settings

I've got a server running on port 80 on a Mac. I'd like to also have the same content that's being served on port 80 available on port 443. I'd like to know if there's a command line way or an easy ...
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Can not access a certain HTTPS domain. Very weird issue

I'm having a very weird issue with a certain HTTPS site. I have no crazy network setup or firewalls. Just computers behind a cable modem. I feel dumb but I can't figure it out for the life of me. ...
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Prevent Internet Explorer from caching SSL client certificates

I use a particular HTTPS website, but I have to separate client certificates that I use to authenticate (sometimes I use one account, which requires certificate A and sometimes a different one, which ...
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Cisco router https warning

My web browser displays a warning when I try and login to a cisco router. The https certificate is untrusted and I am asked whether to proceed anyway. How do I make this warning go away? It happens ...
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Chrome and Outlook can only make secure connections when user account has admin privileges

I have a co-worker who is set up as an admin user under Win XP SP3 and I'm trying to switch her to being a restricted user. The short story is that when I switch her account to restricted, Chrome ...
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tunnel http over https

I am sitting in an japanese appartment and this weird appartment company needs a username and password to enter the internet (It's a .htaccess like dialog). I cant get this username and password but ...
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// Vs http:// when including remote content

My website content is served over SSL and my webpage uses Google Adsense. In The ad code the javascript file is included from: //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js I would just ...
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I set my router to only allow access through HTTPS, and now I can't access it. Can I fix this without resetting the router completely?

I have a Linksys E1000 router that I access through http://192.168.1.1. I set it to only allow access through HTTPS, and now when I try to access it through the web interface at https://192.168.1.1 in ...
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can a hacked DNS make a fake certificate seem legitimate?

I'm doing some traveling right now, so I've been doing a lot of reading about secure browsing on unprotected public networks. My understanding is that if you're using HTTPS and your browser indicates ...
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Why are websites suddenly not secure?

Firefox updated today, without asking me. The update went well, and browsing works fine, with one exception- Websites are suddenly not providing any identity credentials. DeviantART, Lumosity, ...
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How can I tell if an HTTP Request is forwarded to a secure server?

If I see a login form that's not using HTTPS (it only diplays http:// in the URL) how can I determine if this request is forwarded to a secure server?
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Apache configured for HSTS, but SSLLabs/Chrome not acknowledging

I'm setting up a webserver and I've been checking it against SSLLabs and Chrome 31 to make sure the security is up to snuff. However neither Chrome nor SSLLabs seems to believe that strict transport ...
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Will the browser ask the Certificate Authorities each time I visit some HTTPS?

I have basic ideas of how asymmetric encryption works. I as to HTTPS, all articles makes me confusing. I want to know: Will the browser ask the Certificate Authorities each time I visit some ...
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How can I tell whether PFS is enabled?

I have kinda 2 questions.. first, is this setting considered "secure" ? Second, how do I tell whether perfect forward secrecy is enabled? ssl_session_timeout 5m; ssl_protocols TLSv1 ...
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How to redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from http to https automatically?

I want to redirect http urls in youtube videos to https. youtube's videos are from googlevideo.com so I want to use https instead of http http://r8---sn-qxau5-btqs.googlevideo.com... to ...
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All https requests are goes as TLS (windows 7 64bit)

I have installed a version of windows 7 64bit on my laptop. After it all software that are going to send request to https has failed because the OS are using TLS instead of SSL3. I find it because all ...
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Rails 2 and Ngnix: https pages can't load css or js (but will load graphics)

ADMISSION: i've posted this same question on stackoverflow, before realising it's probabaly better suited to superuser, but it kind of depends on the answer: If it turns out to be a problem in my ...
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Windows 7 has an https timeout — how can I turn it off?

I seem to have some sort of https time-out problem with browsers in Windows 7. Windows 7 seemed to work just fine until a few weeks ago, when (among other things) I installed Windows EMET. Stupid me. ...
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How to capture HTTPS traffic with Fiddler2 on Windows 8? Unable to generate certificate

How to capture HTTPS traffic with Fiddler2 on Windows 8? While trying to capture HTTPS traffic under Windows 8 I get permanent messages "Unable to Generate Certificate" while browsing: ...
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Multiple websites on one server/IP; only one with SSL

I recently acquired an SSL certificate for my primary site (https://wemarsh.com/). It works great, and I've even set up an .htaccess rule so all traffic on that site is encrypted. (I'm running ...
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Intermediate SSL Cert

I have an SSL certificate that is self-signed, and therefore uses an intermediate certificate. I am using Node.js and returning both the certificate as well as the certificate chain which includes ...
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HTTPS site will not load in IE9 and Chrome but will load in Firefox on local network

Site is https://www.ixl.com/signin I can load it fine at home in the same browsers but at my workplace it will not load from most of our network except for in Firefox. We do have a web filter ...
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Custom Protocol Handler not working in Chrome on SSL page

I've successfully created and registered a custom protocol handler in my web application and it's working fine in all browsers. There's the initial warning dialog about launching an external ...
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What I must do to get TLSv1.2 support in Google Chrome 30?

Here one can read that Google Chrome 30 support TLSv1.2, but I can't access a server using it on Ubuntu 13.04. The server just support TLSv1.2 and have cipher TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA256 ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example ...
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How do I stop google redirecting search to https?

Over roughly the past 2 weeks Google search has either been painfully slow to return results or simply aborts after 30 seconds or so with 'page can't be displayed'. I then noticed that the search ...
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How do I force IE10 to use https (without an add-on)?

I would like to force IE10 to autocomplete "https://" instead of "http://" when I enter a URL. I'm limited in that I can't use 3rd party plugins (on a corporate computer where it's locked down). Is ...
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Can not combine two CA certificate files to a CA certificate chain

Ι' m trying to concatenate two valid self-signed CA pem files generated using openssl in order to import a single CA file in Firefox (client side), using the following command: cat CA_file0.pem ...
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How to search non ssl google? [duplicate]

Even when I visit nosslsearch.google.com I ultimately get redirected to https://www.google.com. Why is this? (I'm not signed in to google, and I'm entering these in the urlbar, not the search ...
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How to force Firefox to load Google in non-HTTPS

When I type http://www.google.co.uk in the URL bar Firefox rewrites it as https://www.google.co.uk. This is a problem for me as HTTPS is blocked on my network for content filtering purposes. Until a ...
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Why I can't be able to access HTTP sites?

I'm using Connectify to make my laptop a hot-spot to use Internet on my phone. Sites which use HTTP are not being opened but sites that use HTTPS are opened. It says error 102 What can I do about it? ...
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How to block HTTP and HTTPS ports in Skype for OS X

How I can configure Skype on OSX to not use port 80? In the Windows version of Skype, you can configure the main port (80 by default) and the alternative (443 by default). Windows Options ...
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http Redirect to https Sometimes Leads to “this page contains other resources which are not secure”

In Chrome (though I may have seen similar behavior in other browsers), type in http://www.google.com. You will always be redirected to https://www.google.com. Usually when I do this, I get the good ...
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Pages don't load after installing a certificate on tomcat, restart required

I posted this question before but not in the correct forum. I have configured tomcat7 to use SSL and have made it point to a keystore. The keystore has a self signed certificate by default. There are ...
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Tunnel HTTPS traffic through a proxy on Mac OS X

I am trying to route all my browser traffic through an HTTP proxy for debugging reasons. I have tried mitmproxy and burp, with Firefox, Safari and Chrome on Mac OS X. The problem I'm having is that ...
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Redirect incoming https to local ip with iptables

I have a router with 1 network interface (eth0, public ip) and an alias for eth0:0, local ip 192.168.1.1. I want to redirect all incoming https (443) traffic to another server. I tried it with ...
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How to add a self-signed certificate as an exception in Chrome?

I have a number of network devices that I access over HTTPS. However, they are self-signed certificates, so Chrome displays a warning page. In earlier versions of chrome, I seem to remember an "add ...
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How to download a file through a server that blocked http and ftp

In the public wifi network, I can't download files with http links but I can use https links. How can I download a file served with http? A solution I have proposed is to convert the link from http to ...