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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Does there exist a telnet-like for SSL connections?

are there any telnet-like tool that can manually debug a https connection byte by byte?
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Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server

I realize there is another question with the same title, but my situation is very different. The problem started on three of my computers after upgrading from Leopard to Snow Leopard. I can login to ...
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How to easily create a SSL certificate and configure it in Apache2 in Mac OS X?

I'd like to use my Mac OS X with https for local development tests. How can I easily make Apache2 respond to ssl, just for test proposes - I don't want a real certificate, just a fake to make local ...
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My blog, under ssl

I want to have all my content from my blog distributed in a ssl encrypted connection (meaning, I want to go https) What are the drawbacks with respect to an unencrypted, "regular" http connection?
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Wireless Hotspot Vulnerabilities on BBC Watchdog

I watched a program on the BBC last night that highlighted the risks of using any public wireless hotspot. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/oct/29/wifi-watchdog-hotspot-security-vulnerable ...
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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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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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Eclipse on Ubuntu karmic hangs when using subclipse to connect to HTTPS repository

Software versions in use: Eclipse Galileo SVN Team Core Provider 1.6.5 Subversion client adapter 1.6.4.1 Subversion JavaHL 1.6.5 svn, version 1.6.5 (r38866) Ubuntu karmic When I select Checkout ...
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https over proxy safe from sniffing?

Apparently all the google ads in my gmail(https) are being filtered. I'm worried. So it means somehow the data pass through the company proxy and being filtered?
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How do I disable the warning Chrome gives if a security certificate is not trusted?

I want to know if it's possible to disable the warning you get in Chrome when you try to go to some HTTPS site that doesn't have a trusted certificate. I have a few sites in my bookmarks that use ...
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What makes the address bar in IE turn green?

What aspect of a site's SSL certificate causes IE's address bar to turn green? I'm working on a site which already uses SSL successfully, but am interested to know if there are different levels of ...
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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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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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How do I get my browser to remember passwords for secure sites?

I feel that my personal computers -- in my house -- are pretty safe. If someone has physical access to them then I am either okay with that or calling 911 with bigger problem. So I wonder: How do I ...
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Force web address to go through HTTPS

At my work, http://twitter.com is blocked, but https://twitter is not. Is there any way to have all programs/browsers access this URL using the HTTPS protocol instead of HTTP? This specifically ...