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 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 ...