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 redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from http to https automatically?

I want to redirect http urls in youtube videos to https. youtube's videos are from googlevideo.com so I want to use https instead of http http://r8---sn-qxau5-btqs.googlevideo.com... to ...
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Why are email transfers between mail servers often not encrypted?

Users can often choose if they want to access their email provider (such as Gmail) using a secure channel (e.g. using HTTPS). However, to the best of my knowledge, when it comes to ...
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Securing email on the routeemail

I know that most emails use ssl but i wonder what happens with my email while it is in transit for example on the route to recipient there are many email servers and is ssh used on each hop? I believe ...
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Chrome adds weird HTTPS:1 header to all requests

I've been getting a lot of weird errors on websites that relate to HTTPS. These sites works great in FF and IE, but fail to load in Chrome. It appears that though I'm requesting an unsecured URL ...
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Firefox, error when accessing https url

I'm connected through a public wifi hotspot. No problem when using IExplorer. When I use Firefox, I obtain the following error message after asking for any https url, as for example ...
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Where does Firefox get the HSTS information from?

I have a local server serving HTTPS using a self-signed certificate. It does not serve http. The certificate is issued with cn=host1.subdomain1.domain1. The server is reachable under name host2, too. ...
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Chrome suddenly red HTTPS on mobile but not on desktop

Yesterday I enabled OCSP stapling for my website in nginx. Now when I check my website using Qualys SSL Labs I have 2 trust paths, 1 using a SHA1 root certificate and 1 using a SHA256 root ...
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Why would Chrome rewrite links within pages from the http:// to https:// scheme?

I'm completely stumped with this issue: When visiting a website which is a virtual host, without SSL support and with no reference to any https:// scheme within its database, or any file within it's ...
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I'm receiving an SSL error in various browsers, but I can't find non-SSL content

I'm receiving an error with my SSL connection. Using google chrome I see the following error: Your connection is encrypted with 128-bit encryption ... however this page includes other ...
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bower package installation issues with git / https

Here is my OS: (But installed in my laptop using VM - Virtualbox via vagrant) Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise The problem I am facing is that ...
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Complete location bar URL with https if the scheme is omitted

HTTP clients such as web browsers have been adding the http: scheme to URLs when the user enters example.com without being very specific. This will result in an request to http://example.com/. Is it ...
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Why a listen 443 default_server; nginx rule override already configured rule (http rules working normal way)?

I have an nginx and different subdomains: a.mydomain.com b.mydomain.com c.mydomain.com Nginx has 4 rules: 1) rewrite rule: server { listen 80 server_name gl.udesk.org; root /nowhere; ...
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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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Redirect Https requests?

Being a noob for such considerations, please dont hit me... I have redirection from many domains --to--> a unique landing page of my server. This works painlessly for http Here is my question : ...
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Why does firefox send TCP packets even when idle?

I run firefox on Debian. I made a clean install with no cookies, or no information input from my side. I've also disabled all mumboo-jumboo healthy and crash report tracking. I've disabled 'shared ...
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How to fix “disable SSL 3 to mitigate”

I have purchased SSL from here : https://www.ssl2buy.com/comodo-positive-ssl.php Here the SSL domain : https://www.monstermmorpg.com Now when i analyze here it gets grade C ...
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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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How HTTPs proxies can detect HTTPs packets?

I know the theory about proxies, what they are and their purposes. Sometimes, HTTP(s) proxies are used within a company to filter outgoing network, for example, to prevent anything but HTTP/HTTPs. I ...
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Website “unsafe” on Chrome and other browsers

I recently switches to HTTPS with a free certificate from WoSign (https://buy.wosign.com/free/ definitely recommend it because it provides free SSL for up to 3 year and free renewal and multiple ...
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Is it possible to export a pcap / pcapng from fiddler?

And, if so, how? (For my purposes, I don't actually need any protocol information below the application layer, but the tools which work with pcaps provide some useful functionality.)
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Force Chrome to try HTTPS instead of HTTP when possible?

Many websites offer both, HTTP and HTTPS, e.g., http://stackoverflow.com and https://stackoverflow.com Is there any way to force Chrome to try HTTPS first before HTTP when I only type ...
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squid proxy 503 Service Unavailable response for https url

I am using squild-3.5.4 version on centos 6.3 . To support HTTPS url I configured Intercept HTTPS CONNECT messages with SSL-Bump from Squid documentation. But this configuration not working with https ...
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Can I view remote HTTP directories via something like sshfs?

It's possible to mount remote directories via sshfs, if you have the correct login credentials to connect via ssh. I've also seen many websites with the 'autoindex' functionality (e.g. here and ...
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how to redirect https to http

A Linux laptop is used as a wifi hotspot during conferences. Audience can connect to consult a webpage with broadcastinglive scientific data. It's captive, nobody can surf the web, all is redirected ...
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iptables does not redirect my HTTPS request

I configured my tables to redirect all traffic to a static IP. for ports 80, 443 + any port (NAT-DNAT redirect withour having specified ports). If I enter an IP:anyport or an url.ext, it does ...
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Can you get a reply from a HTTPS site using the Ping command?

I tried using the ping command on a https page, but the message says that ping could not find the host. Is there some issue regarding ping and https?
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HTTP/2 has much higher TTFB than HTTP/1.1

Has anyone else experience this issue with HTTP/2 on IIS10. I have a VM set up on Azure with a Website on IIS10. I've set up SSL etc. and tested the site on HTTP/2, turned off SSL and tested it on ...
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Apache http to https redirect with Rewrite

Using Apache 2.4 on OS X Yosemite. Need to modify this virtual host for it to redirect http://server.kibana and http://www.server.kibana to https://server.kibana Here is the Vhost: <VirtualHost ...
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Is it safe to register on an HTTP webpage when I am using VPN?

I only register (make an account/login stuff) on HTTPS webpages. However, a webpage I wanted to register right now doesn't use HTTPS. I am wondering if I am connected to my company VPN, is it safe to ...
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How much information can my ISP see?

Is it possible for my ISP to see the passwords that I enter on websites and in chat programs? And what about SSL websites that start with https, do they encrypt my username and password before ...
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What type of information does HTTPs make private from an ISP? [duplicate]

How private is HTTPs to an ISP? For example, Can my ISP know the entire URL (Not only the domain) while connecting to a website with HTTPs? Can my ISP see images loaded through a website connected to ...
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Google Chrome gives ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE error for HTTPS page (site is perfectly reachable via curl)

A otherwise perfectly working Chrome browser gives an ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE error for a request to a https page on port 8443. The page is reachable via curl, Firefox, Safari.. How would I go about ...
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Why not https everywhere? [closed]

So https is supposed to be safer than http (encrypted), why is https then not used everywhere? Would it not make the web a more safe place? What could be the reason that https is not implemented when ...
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How to troubleshoot “Secure Connection Failed” in Firefox appearing since the version 38?

Since I upgraded Firefox to the version 38 I encounter problem while sending a certain form on the website https://usercenter.checkpoint.com/ Most of the website works normally but sending a form ...
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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: ...
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How to block insecure images on HTTPS pages in Chromium on Linux?

I'm trying to figure out a way to stop Chromium from loading insecure (i.e. non-HTTPS) images on pages served over HTTPS (i.e. basically the exact opposite of this question). Alas, all the ...
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wget converting http but not https links for offline use

I am trying to download a website for offline use using the following wget command on an Ubuntu machine: wget --recursive --background --adjust-extension --continue --page-requisites --convert-links ...
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How can I cryptographically verify that someone owns the website they claim to?

More specifically, can I get them to sign a string of text with their x509 private certificate and then I can verify it using the public cert used by the website in question? Perhaps I could supply ...
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Error downloading file with Internet Explorer using HTTPS

We recently have a problem with Internet Explorer when downloading files over HTTPS from one application. Suddenly it started to show this error Internet Explorer no puede descargar ${page} de ...
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Prevent Google Chrome from treating all URLs with a common base as SSL connections

I host several websites via an ISP-provided DNS name, and I split them up beyond my router's port 80 using an installation of haproxy. It has worked very well for my (I think it's 11) unique websites ...
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Renew Comodo free SSL certificate? [closed]

Is it possible to renew Comodo 3-month free SSL certificate, or at least issue a new one with entered information? I just set it up and it's pretty good.
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How to add a self-signed certificate as an exception in Chrome?

I have a number of network devices that I access over HTTPS. However, they are self-signed certificates, so Chrome displays a warning page. In earlier versions of chrome, I seem to remember an "add ...
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How to setup a HTTPS Proxy on a raspberry pi

I'm looking for a way to encrypt every data sent from my smartphone and laptop by using a proxy server on my raspberry pi. What I've got so far: - RPi with Squid3 Running What I'm still missing: - ...
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Cannot map Synology WebDAV (HTTPS) share on Windows

I've tried everything from this post that applied as well as the answers from this post. I can connect successfully with Kodi on Android as well as NetDrive on Windows. I cannot connect with Kodi on ...
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https version of site not loading on some computers in network

I have just installed an SSL certificate for a website. This site was previously http only. On the company's internal network, most people are now able to access this site through both https and ...
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How to get https on my AWS EC2 hosted website after uploading SSL Certificate to AWS

I have already followed the tutorial below: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/IAM/latest/UserGuide/InstallCert.html And I have uploaded and verified by certified SSL certificate to my AWS iAM. I am ...
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https proxy setup in NAT-ed clients

I have network setup as follows: I have 2 PCs. A and B. A is connected to Internet, and A and B is connected by local network. B can also connect Internet through A by NAT setup. In A, the NAT setup ...
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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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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?