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 safe is chatting in iGoogle?

How safe is chatting in iGoogle - Chat in office? I am chatting over HTTPS.
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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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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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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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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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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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How do you force a browser out of https

I have a website that only has a couple of webpages that need to be secure. I'm not have a problem forcing the browser into https on those pages, but I am having difficulty returning back to http ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is HTTPS secure on a work domain

I have recently been reading up on the capabilities of TMG HTTPS inspection http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee658156.aspx The theory behind the use cases sounds fine (you want to stop ...
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how to use open wi-fi without a VPN, but remaining secure?

Is there a way to use open wi-fi with your laptop, but WITHOUT using a VPN solution, in a secure fashion? (i.e. to avoid man in the middle, passwords in the clear etc) For example all that comes to ...
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Can't download images from a website if the images use HTTPS but the website uses HTTP?

When I go to this website aiag.org, it seems to download the page, but not the images. I noticed that the page uses the HTTP protocol, but the images are referenced with the HTTPS protocol. This ...
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Major system wide issue regarding security certificates accessing sites and programs

I've got major system-wide issues as of about 30 minutes ago; the only thing I believe that could have caused this is after I went into sleep mode, well just before it, my PC rebooted, so I just shut ...
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I cannot access https pages =(

For about a week now I can not access any sites with https:// in them, I have googled and tried every trick I can find with no luck. Example site is hulu.com I can view it but I can not log in as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HTTPS not working on custom port

I am doing this as a test for bigger deployment. I have Apache running on CentOS5 in a clean VM (just a few tools installed, PHP and such). If mod_ssl is set to listen on 443 in ...
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Looking for firefox plugin that redirects links to https for certain domain

There is one or two websites where which support both http and https where i want to use https, but where links, redirects, js redirects ... keep sending me to http-locations. Do any of you know of a ...
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How to use Fiddler2 along with Windows 7 and HTTPs?

I have noticed that Fiddler2 does not work with https in windows 7 as in windows Xp. Probably resigning option does not work due to windows 7 better security. When accessing https site with this ...
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What are the solutions to Ha.ckers.org challenge?

I was looking around to test my HTTP knowledge, and I found the ha.ckers.org challenges here and here I spent lot of time trying to figure out how to find the captcha and how to change some cookies ...
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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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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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Intercept HTTPS traffic of a IP energy consumption monitor device

I have this device connected to my home network, and I'm curious about what it's sending to the Internet. It seems to generate a lot of traffic. I've connected it to my laptop and I've shared the ...
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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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Lynx https patch

I have heard that there is a https patch for lynx, where can I find the patch and how would I install it? I am using a mac 10.8, I looked an GitHub and I could not find anything.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Https connection in java

I have successfully generated a keystore using keytool -genkeypair -alias SomeAlias -keyalg RSA -validity 365 -keystore NAME.keystore -storetype JKS placed it in tomcat config dir and updated ...
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Tunneling a random port ( 9700 ) through an HTTPS proxy

I would like to find a way to access port 9700, but my proxy only allows port 8080 and 443. Is there a way to tunnel through port 443 to access port 9700?
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Redirect from HTTP to HTTPs in lighthttpd

How can I redirect from HTTP to HTTPS with lighthttpd? There are tons of lighttpd config snippets floating around to make this happen, but so far none of these really worked. Currently I am still ...