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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What is the correct cipher name for RC4 in Chrome?

I want to remove RC4 from Google Chrome and found the commandline option --cipher-suite-blacklist. However I wasn't able to figure out what the correct notation for RC4 is. Whatever I tried so far ...
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How to only accept certificates issued by user-specified CA per domain?

Question Is it possible in Chromium or Firefox to only accept SSL certificates issued by a user-specified CA for a specific domain? Background When you have set up your own certificate authority ...
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Why a listen 443 default_server; nginx rule override already configured rule (http rules working normal way)?

I have an nginx and different subdomains: a.mydomain.com b.mydomain.com c.mydomain.com Nginx has 4 rules: 1) rewrite rule: server { listen 80 server_name gl.udesk.org; root /nowhere; ...
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Access HTTPS from different port

While web browsing, how do you redirect HTTPS URLs to a port other than the standard 443? Due to Windows XP's inability to handle name-based hosting with SSL, I'm forced to remap port 443 to a unique ...
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Disable HTTPS on Wikipedia

Wikipedia loads over HTTPS by default on my machine. This makes page loads take a long time, so I'd like for Wikipedia to default to HTTP instead. How can I do this? I am surfing from a home internet ...
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Installing MT4 Server

I installed Meta Trader 4 service to my development machine for testinmg purposes, opened task manager's Services tab and tried to start mtsrv. But the sevice didn't started succesfully. In the logs ...
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Why does Chrome always redirect me to https://www.google.com

Whenever I enter "http://www.google.de" (or any other google domain) in the addressbar, it is automatically replaced by "https://www.google.de". This happens regardless of beeing logged in with my ...
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Force Firefox to use HTTPS for every connection [duplicate]

Is there an addon to force good 'ol firefox to append an 's' at the end of the http on the url bar, so all connections could be https? I know not every server has SSL, but in case they do, is there a ...
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Nginx as forward proxy for HTTPS

While I was able to successfully configure nginx to proxy HTTP traffic (using this guide), all attempts to proxy HTTPS requests resulted in code 400 (Bad Request). Nginx debug logs weren't helpful at ...
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how to force web browser sends HTTP CONNECT request

when we use HTTP proxy, we can use it to visit websites with https. In ordinary http proxying, the browser sends HTTP GET in cleartext. HTTP proxy parse the HTTP GET request HOST line to know which ...
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Configuring Apache2 to Auto redirect calls to port 80 to port 443

I am running an Ubuntu 12.04 Server-based Apache2 server with SSL. I seem to have my configuration correct to achieve SSL connections over port 443, and at first, I did not even configure the server ...
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Apache vhost config with ssl redirect and two sites

I am running an apache webserver for a while now with a secure server. All traffic was rerouted to https://first.some.com (example names). Now I want to add a second site for testing purposes on the ...
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Switch red5 https.port

Our Plesk parallels was installed at port 8443 and since installing red5, we haven't had use of it. I later found out that by default, when a server has ssl, red5 uses port 8443. Is there any way to ...
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Logging into google on company computer [duplicate]

I have just started my very first corporate job at a big company this week, and they issued me a personal laptop (not shared with anyone else). I've been told that they monitor the internet fairly ...
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Connect to an https service using an http-only client

Is there a simple command line client that would be invoked something like this: http2https --listen localhost:80 --connect example.com:443 which would then allow me to effectively connect to ...
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Owncloud and https setup

I installed owncloud on Raspbian following mainly this tutorial: Owncloud Tutorial Installation worked perfectly and within my LAN network I can reach the cloud, add files etc... However, if I try ...
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Can the URL be read by third parties when browsing via HTTPS?

We all know that HTTPS encrypts the connection between the computer and the server so that it cannot be viewed by a third party. However, can the ISP or a third party see the exact link of the page ...
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Sniffing network traffic these days

I've been always worrying about using HTTPS in all sites and using secure connections in Messenger, Email, etc, because I don't want people being able to read my private info or hacking my sessions on ...
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Establish https on nonstandard port

I'm trying to estamblish https on port 55434 (different than standard 443). My nginx configuration looks like this: server { server_name example.org; listen 55434 ssl; ssl ...
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Using HTTPS with a squid proxy

I have a squid proxy set up on a few different servers. I am behind it on most applications (firefox, other apps that allow proxy config, etc). right now I'm not using https, and if I look in ...
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Why do some websites show the company name next to the URL?

Some websites show the company name next to the URL (in Chrome) and some don't. How do I set this up for my website? Is there a reason why or why I wouldn't want to do this?
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acess multiple http/s ports via subdirectories of port 80/443 with apache2

My problem is, that I have server applications using http but running on port 9001 for example. As I have webapplications running on port 80 and port 443 I can't simply change the configuration of the ...
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How ISP sees the HTTPS traffic? [duplicate]

If I am visiting a https url say https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HKoqNJtMTQ. What exactly my ISP will see ?
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What does the errorFORBIDDEN popup mean on a https server while sending an ajax post to the server?

On a https website, some operations like ajax posting to the server are performed. For example: $(".output").load("/server/ajax/", {client: 1234}); The above jQuery operation will perform a POST. ...
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How to download YouTube videos via HTTPS [duplicate]

I am unable to access YouTube on http. But I can access the same on an https. When I executed the command wget https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StJLvbPIvTw it returned the following response:- ...
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HTTPS connections fail with Chrome

Currently I can't use HTTPS with Chrome*. I get Error 103 (net::ERR_CONNECTION_ABORTED) I noticed it trying to login into Dropbox or search with Google using HTTPS. How can I repair this? * ...
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Is HTTPS connection hijacking possible?

This really bothers me a long time, because.. to encrypt / decrypt data you first need to send a encryption key / decryption key (on an unencrypted connection) to the computer you are comunicating ...
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Are web browsers automatically using HTTPS when available?

Type xkcd.com in location bar, hit return -> https://xkcd.com. But if I type http://xkcd.com instead, it does not change to HTTPS. I've checked both URLs, and they're not using HSTS headers. I'm ...
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Port 443 TCP HTTPS Connections very slow - Ubuntu

I have a server application in linux that connects to port 443 to send HTTPS messages using SSL. When I run this code on my home linux box these connections go through instantly, but when I run this ...
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self-signed SSL certificate error: certificate has invalid digital signature

I have a c# program and part of it creates a self-signed certificate. The problem is when i try to import the certificate in MMC it says "This certificate has an invalid digital signature." And when ...
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set https proxy with squid and iptables

have a Linux as router, eth0 (192.168.0.60) connect to LAN, eth1 (10.100.33.239) connect to Internet. squid works well, I can set 10.100.33.239:3128 or 192.168.0.60:3128 as proxy in web browser and ...
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Getting all the filenames (not content) recursively from an http directory

A large biological research project has chosen to make its archive available via https here: https://tcga-data.nci.nih.gov/tcgafiles/ftp_auth/distro_ftpusers/anonymous/tumor/ Unfortunately, it ...
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force yahoo messenger to use https

I'm accessing yahoo messenger behind a firewall and it seems that yahoo messenger is blocked.. However i-tried the messenger via yahoo mail and it works if I use https. I know IE is used by yahoo to ...
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Tracking information on HTTPS connection

My organization uses cyberoam firewall. They are monitoring all activities including my search text in Google, Wikipedia etc. So recently i changed to HTTPS versions and now using HTTPS connections of ...
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How can I secure my https connections against man in the middle attacks or at least warn when they occur?

From what I'm reading on Bruce Schneier's blog post, man in the middle attacks (MITM) are commonplace for https connections. The agents of the attack are your ISP and corporate IT folks. How can I ...
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Webdav between a OS X Server (self-signed certificate) and Windows 7?

Problem data: I have two freshly installed OS X Server 10.8.2 and Windows 7 SP1 (all updates to date). A self signed certificate on the OS X Server generated automatically and working for the exact ...
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Google Chrome blocks scripts from GitHub pages and non HTTPS sites

Google Chrome is not loading all the files of my web app and stops any external files hosted on GitHub. Namely the .js, .css links are blocked from viewing when I access the app via HTTPS. I am ...
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Can SSL connection send my IP address to the host?

I don't have enough information about the difference between HTTP and HTTPS, but can an HTTPS request send my IP address to the host and store it? What are the kinds of data that are being ...
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65K ports and SSL? [closed]

People connect to bank using SSL. Bank is opening its 443 port. but there is only 1 port of 443 , but it is a server so I guess he is using also the other ports. But that is means that it can only ...
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use HTTPS to browse locally used site

I have a website used locally in my domain using IIS7 installed on Windows 2008. This website is bound to HTTP, and I need to bind it using HTTPS. I searched around and I saw that it's possible with ...
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How to recursively upload a directory to a WebDAV server through HTTPS from the command line?

I'm facing a rather simple situation, I have to upload, as-is, a big tree of files to a WebDAV server that's reachable over HTTPS. I must start the upload from a linux box with command line only. I ...
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Is there any proxy standard/software which encrypts the conneciton between client and proxy server?

I know of usual HTTP proxys and Socks proxys (Socks 4 / Socks 5 - where the main difference as far as I know is the support for DNS resolution via proxy). Both variants more or less "pass the data ...
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Slow Gmail attachment download over HTTPS

It only affects Gmail. I have tested other HTTP, FTP and HTTPS websites and downloading is fine, at the exact same time the problem is affecting a Gmail attachment download. The symptoms include ...
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Using Apache as a debug proxy for https traffic

I know that I should be using mitmproxy (or Charles, or Fiddler, or Burp Proxy), and that I can use Squid, but is it possible to use Apache to debug out going https traffic from my computer? That is, ...
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Securing traffic sent over HTTP, Client side [closed]

I am currently writing up on HTTP and HTTPS and the advantages of HTTPS. I was thinking, is it possible to securely send data to a server i.e login, which is just HTTP. The result I was thinking that ...
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When I enter an address with https, Firefox (sometimes) changes it to http

What I did: I visited https://en.wikipedia.org./wiki/Main_Page (yes, there is a dot after TLD) I got an SSL error (because the cert isn't valid for the domain name with dot) I visited ...
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Images not showing on website, seems to only happen for me

I am seeing very strange behavior with images not appearing on a site. Other people have reported being able to see them, but it seems that I am the only one that can't. The site is at ...
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Why does Chromium say every page has insecure content?

A lot of people seem to be having this problem, and few are getting concrete answers. Why does Chromium say every page has insecure content?
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Tunneling HTTPS traffic via a PUTTY/SSL tunnel with SOCKS

I have configured a SOCKS ssh tunnel to a remote proxy, and set my Firefox to use localhost:<port> as a SOCKS proxy. My intention is to tunnel outgoing HTTP/S connections from my machine via a ...
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Using secure proxies with Google Chrome

Whenever I use a secure proxy with Google Chrome I get ERR_PROXY_CERTIFICATE_INVALID, I tried a lot of different scenarios and versions. The certificate I'm using a self-signed certificate: openssl ...