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 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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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-existent HTTPS protocol

My Chrome (40.0.2214.115m) jumps to non-existent https : I type in http://johnwhitech.homeip.net:8080/ And Chrome redirect to http s ://johnwhitech.homeip.net:8080/ which does not exist. ...
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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: ssl.use-...
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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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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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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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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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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 https://...
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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 https://pypi.python....
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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 sub-...
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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:/ /www.example....
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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 ...