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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HTTPS warning issue

I'm trying to help my friend fix an issue with her Windows laptop. She recently did some virus scan and now each time she attempts to login to Hotmail or Yahoo or other sites with secure connection ...
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Why do I always get “Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out.” on Chrome?

Why do I always get: "Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out." in Chrome on https but works well on http? No problem with the network because other browsers like firefox didn't ...
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Firefox automatically switching to https

I am using firefox 14 and lately, I have been observing this weird problem with my firefox. Everytime I put an address in address bar and hit return, https version of the site opens. This has no ...
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Make router forward HTTP and HTTPS traffic to external App

I use a Linksys WRT54GL router with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) std (SVN revision 13064) which I am trying to make forward all HTTP and HTTPS traffic to an external app called Fiddler (used as proxy) on ...
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Iptables - having trouble opening port 443

I am attempting to set up https, but I am having difficulty opening that port. Nmap scan report for localhost (127.0.0.1) Host is up (0.000073s latency). PORT STATE SERVICE 443/tcp closed https ...
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Nginx HTTPS when only matching admin subfolder [closed]

I have managed to get all /admin requests redirected to https by: server { listen 80; location /admin { rewrite ^ https://$server_name$request_uri?$args permanent; } } But ...
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Requesting an HTTPS URL with pear http_request fails. Why?

I am using Ubuntu with OpenSSL installed. When I request a normal URL with pear, it works fine, but when I request an https url, it doesn't work. Why?
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Firefox: Make thumbnails of https pages not grey?

Firefox now has a new quick dial page like Chrome and Opera. It shows thumbnails of frequently visited pages. However, for some of my pages, the thumbnails are grey (most notably Facebook, and Google ...
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What is the modern day equivalent of Firesheep?

Firesheep came out on the scene in 2010 and rocked the world... and never made it to version 1.0. Mozilla has since released 15 major versions of Firefox and is incompatible with the extension. Is ...
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MAC OSX as server cannot be seen by dyndns address - router is blocking access

I have OSX running an RTC rational team concert essentially a Tomcat server on https port 9443. In the OSX host file I have 127.0.0.1 mapped to thinkbigapps.dyndns.tv - such that On the mac i can in ...
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SSH over local unix socket

I'm trying to make a tunneling application to use SSH over a HTTPS connection, with a custom client and server at each end, where the custom client opens a unix socket that can communicate with the ...
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The certificate is not trusted because no issuer chain was provided

Could anyone explain the meaning of this error message in plain English? Should I add an exception or I should not continue on this website? Technical details: the URL is here, the browser is ...
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How can I disable SSL (https) google search in FireFox?

I know that Firefox 14 has enabled Secure Sockets Layer (SSL or https) search for its Google search plug-in. How can I disable it? Thanks,
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Unable to open websites that use HTTPS on linux

I have the following network configuration: My PC 192.168.1.20/24 uses 192.168.1.1/24 as a gateway. Dlink-2760U router with Local address 192.168.1.1/24 has a VPN connection open with the provider ...
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Curl Couldn't resolve host for HTTPS

I am trying to use curl on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 6.1. When I try to use URL with HTTPS it gives an error message "Couldn't resolve host". But for the same URL when tried with HTTP ...
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How can users bypass the “This connection is untrusted” page?

First, I don't think this is a repeat of other questions that sound similar (because it involves the same warning page). Second, Browser information: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:13.0) ...
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Sniffing SSL Traffic with Wireshark Locally

I ahve an application that is submitting and recieving information via HTTPS. If I place wireshark on the same box and the client. Will I be able to decrypt all of the data within the communication ...
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Privoxy https/socks5 proxy + Authentication

I have bought a paid https proxy to be able to surf the web securely... the proxy needs authentication and I can use it on windows 7 using Proxifier ( www.proxifier.com ) but in Linux there is no ...
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Is it possible for my company to monitor my Gmail?

Since Gmail uses https, all the messages should be encrypted? Here we assume my company does not have keystroke logger or random snapshot software.
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Apache mod_rewrite working with http but not https

I am configuring an apache server to change URLs from [http://(IP)/users/testuser/test.html] to [http:/(IP)/~testuser/test.html] This works fine, as such RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ...
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How can I use curl with a SSL URL to get a 200 OK?

I'm trying to use curl to get the HTTP status of a GET request: curl --insecure --silent --show-error --connect-timeout 1 -I https://host:8443/health Note: I'm using the --insecure flag in this ...
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How to surf using https in all the googles services?

I would like to surf using HTTPS in all the services of google, the reader the searching etc. currently I set my searching using the https and gmail. Is there any way to configure chrome to search if ...
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Origin of SSL identification string on certain HTTPS sites

Some SSL protected sites have a fancy identification string in the browser navigation bar. Where does it come from? Is it the "Common Name" field in the CSR? Here's an example:
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Can't do Google UK searches with Firefox Search Box when HTTPS Everywhere is active

When HTTPS Everywhere 2.0.2 extension is active, searches in the built-in Firefox Search Box go to https://encrypted.google.com (instead of https://www.google.co.uk as desired). This means that I ...
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How to connect to a NON-HTTP (“custom protocol”) server via HTTPS

I need to install a piece of client software which connects to a custom server (not a http server) on a specific port. But my IT dept are implementing HTTPS and say I must connect via HTTPS. How ...
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How can I tunnel SSH through an HTTPS proxy?

I want to set up a SSH connection through a https proxy, using the full HTTPS / SSL stack (to disguise the SSH traffic). This should be possible using the CONNECT command on HTTPS server. What ...
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Importing a self-signed SSL certificate on MacOS

I generated a self-signed certificate with openssl and added it to my linux server. I then imported the certificate on my mac with Keychain Access into the System keychain using the settings "Always ...
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Redirect Apache SSL traffic to subdomain with a proper certificate

I currently have a server which has a DynDNS subdomain (let's call it foo.dyn.com). I also have a proper domain with a CNAME pointing to that subdomain (let's call it bar.baz.com). foo.dyn.com has a ...
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Accessing a web page through HTTPS linking to resources through HTTP in IE

I have a web site mostly access through regular HTTP and a login page running over a secure connection (HTTPS) for obvious security reasons (nobody likes to their multi-purpose duplicate passwords ...
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HTTPS hangs using SOCKS5 proxy over SSH tunnel

Using SecureCRT at work to connect via SSH to my home Mac using a SOCKS5 proxy (my company also has a corporate proxy). I am using Chrome and Firefox with this SOCKS proxy. Regular browsing is quick, ...
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How to block specific HTTPS traffic?

According to HTTPS description: Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) is a combination of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol. It provides encrypted communication ...
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Installing a custom Root authority certificate for a Service Application

I have an Windows service application, that executes under a specific user account, that calls a remote web service via HTTPS. The certificate the remote server uses is issued by a Root authority ...
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How would you monitor emails within your network?

How would you monitor Emails which is over HTTPS connection within your network. I know there are some steps involved before the connection is established and the communication actually starts, so how ...
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decrypt local ssl traffic (MacOS)

I am trying to reverse engineer a protocol which uses HTTPS exclusively. On Windows I was using oSpy to view the plaintext of local SSL packets, but for MacOS I have not been able to find an ...
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Is gitosis or gitolite necessary to push changes via HTTP/HTTPS to remote git repository?

I have an apache2 server running a virtual host with HTTPS and basic authentication enabled. The virtual host serves GIT repositories via gitweb script. Authenticated users pull repositories from ...
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Gmail loses browser encryption after a while

I'm using the latest version of Firefox on the latest version of OS X for reference. I've noticed that sometimes when I go back to my email tab and look in the location bar, Firefox says gmail is no ...
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How does HTTPS avoids the key for encryption to be sniffed in the first place?

When a 2 computer establish an HTTPS connection them have to resolve what key is going to be used, right? So, to do that, at some point the key have to travel unencrypted from one computer to ...
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SSL-VPN connection out into internet?

Is it possible for me to "rent" a web server, use a cisco AnyConnect client on my machine, create an SSL-VPN tunnel to the server I am renting and then use this to tunnel my internet connection onto ...
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Can cURL use a keyring for client certificates?

I'm using cURL to fetch from an HTTPS location, which requires a client certificate. I have my .curlrc set up to tell cURL where it is, but I don't want to leave my unencrypted private key just lying ...
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Stopping Apache from listening in port 443?

Pretty self-explanatory. Is there any way I can make Apache stop listening in port 443 (Https). So that it only listens on port 80 (http)? I'm working on a Windows 7 PC. Edit 1: I installed Apache ...
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How to accept a HTTPS server's invalid certificate in a given client machine?

A HTTPS server I'm browsing uses an invalid certificate. I want my machine to ignore this error and think that the certificate is valid. How to do that?
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Windows XP browsers have problems with https / certificate corrupted or not trustful

I have a problem with my Windows XP notebook. Suddenly sites like facebook and my email provider (gmx) throws unknown https certificates after trying to login. This error occures only on this xp ...
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gmail not opening on a linux pc after reflashing router from linksys to tomato 1.28

I have replaced the linksys firmware on my wrt54GL with tomato 1.28, and after that I am seeing some really weird behaviour. My windows workstation works just fine, but a linux (fedora 15 x64) laptop ...
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Why does Firefox use HTTPS sometimes?

Sometimes Firefox uses HTTPS and sometimes not. Why does that happen, is that caused by Firefox or by websites that I visit?
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HTTPS in public wireless network: is it ok

When I am using public WiFi to go to a secured site that uses HTTPS, is my data encrypted? Is it a lot more risky than when I am on a secured network ?
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Chrome says “This page contains some resources that are not secure” in all https websites

When I go to Gmail website (it is https), I see a red https with a line in address bar, and when I click on the icon near the URL, There is a sentence "... However, This page contains some resources ...
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Trying convert webserver certificate to PEM file for wireshark to monitor ssl traffic in HTTP format

I am trying to monitor https traffic as readable HTML. I have downloaded the certificate from the server. "In Internet Explorer, I selected the certificate and copy to file, DER encoded binary X.509 ...
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Tool for reading HTML from an HTTPS page in command

Does anyone know of a tool that allows the code of an HTTPS file to be displayed in(or dumped from) command or something similar. Essentially, I'm trying to monitor an https web site for a certain ...
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How do I get to see an https certificate on a website that will not give its actual web pages by https but only files that don't display in the brow?

On a domain like truecrypt.org, you cannot see the actual website trough https, but when you download the signatures of their files or their pgp key, they will send it to you through https. However ...
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Why do some browsers ask for confirmation before following any HTTPS link?

I've seen many browsers, both mobile and desktop, show a warning dialog when I click on an HTTPS link. Just warning of the fact that this is an HTTPS link. For example, my Nokia E75 asks "Opening a ...