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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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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How do add a certificate from a self-signed server to trusted certificates in Chrome?

I have a dedicated server with a wiki and want to secure it so nobody can read my articles by sniffing my pages. I do not want to pay for a valid certificate so I created a self-signed certificate. ...
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nginx http to https proxy with self-signed certificate

I have an nginx proxy to redirect http requests with a specified port to another https url. Here is my configuration so far: server { listen 59848; location / { resolver 8.8.8.8; ...
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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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Login page HTTP but goes through to HTTPS. Can ISP see passwords?

I noticed last night that my webmail providers homepage is HTTP. From there I login and go through to an HTTPS page and the session remains HTTPS from there. Does this mean that all my login details ...
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How to add resources to firefox cache database manually?

My ISP blocks websites from time to time. Recently I cannot access https powered sites. Firefox cannot load https://ajax.googleapis.com/.../jquery.min.js ... But I can still access ...
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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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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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Self signed certificate, https and vpn

I have access to an SBS 2011 server that has a self signed certificate. In my computer (win 7 pro) that is outside the domain, I have imported the root certificate and the leaf certificate into ...
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How to connect to an HTTPS WebDAV Folder on Windows 7?

I'm trying to connect to an HTTPS WebDAV folder on Windows 7. I go to a "Computer" Explorer window, right click, and click "Add a Network Location." I follow the prompts and get "The folder you ...
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Google Chrome Privacy Error NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID

Background: I'm running Windows 7 SP1. Using Chrome 39.0.2171.95 m. For a while my computer's clock was set to sync with time-b.nist.gov automatically, but the correct time would never display. It ...
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Does https work on google search terms? [duplicate]

For example when I type into google, "superuser" and press search, I see the following address on the URL bar. https://www.google.com/search?output=search&sclient=psy-ab&q=superuser&btnG= ...
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In https://… I am receiving in a popup “This web site does not supply ownership information.”

In https://.......... I am receiving in a popup "This web site does not supply ownership information." The following popup is attached below. This should not display while i am browsing this site.. ...
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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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Nginx/SNI: Return 444 if there's no certificate available for a specific domain hosted on the same IP

I'm stuck with configuring nginx regarding SSL and SNI support. In order to simplify my case let's say I have two domains, foo.com and bar.com. I have only one IP and both domains are mapped to this ...
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How does a client know when a https or https request has been fulfilled? [closed]

I am wondering how a client that has requested a webpage froma get request for example knows exactly when it has received all the requested data and that there is no more data to come using both https ...
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How to prevent Firefox from being redirected to https?

At work, the net admin. has completely blocked HTTPS for everyone save a few bosses. He claims that way he can be sure no-one is using a proxy, tunnel, etc. to access Facebook, Youtube or other sites ...
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Cannot retrieve http sites when using OpenVPN, but https sites work just fine. Why?

I am using a VPN provider that uses OpenVPN. I don´t wont any other traffic leave my computer so I have set up my iptables like this: iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -P FORWARD DROP iptables -P ...
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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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Why URL that reach specific port in front got https?

Some web hosting control panel must use URL https://example.com:3500 to reach it. If I do not type https, browser will not reach it. HTTPS is port 443. Is it port 3500 or port 443?
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Iptables: Filtering string encrypted by ssl

I need to filter (send to BANRULES set) incoming http/https packets with a certain string (matchword). I do it easy when ssl is not in use (port 80): iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -m ...
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Continually getting https Certificate Errors on all browsers

I recently switched to a new laptop running Windows 7. For some reason I am constantly getting certificate errors when hitting sites where I really shouldn't be getting them - twitter, picasa, google ...
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Authentication requests for HTTPS calls through an HTTP proxy

Am I right in thinking that if you have a service protected by SSL on the other side of an HTTP proxy which requires authentication that: You authenticate using HTTP sending an unencrypted (albeit ...
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Does HTTPS also prevent middle man from tracking my browsing history apart from which domains I visited?

I read this article which says github is being blocked in Russia because a single controversial page hosted on it can't be blocked because of HTTPS. So I'm trying to determine if that implies that ...
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Guacamole, Tomcat, HTTPS-setup fails due to issues with certification

I'm using guacamole (http://guac-dev.org/) to access (parts of) my home (Debian) computer clientless, on the go. From my work computer (University Network) the screen is however not updating and only ...
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How do I stop google redirecting search to https?

Over roughly the past 2 weeks Google search has either been painfully slow to return results or simply aborts after 30 seconds or so with 'page can't be displayed'. I then noticed that the search ...
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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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“Cannot connect to the real Gmail.com”

Dunno what happened, but suddenly I cannot connect to Gmail from Chrome on this computer: Under "more" it says: What does this mean? gmail.com normally uses encryption (SSL) to protect ...
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Getting all the filenames (not content) recursively from an http directory

A large biological research project has chosen to make its archive available via https here: https://tcga-data.nci.nih.gov/tcgafiles/ftp_auth/distro_ftpusers/anonymous/tumor/ Unfortunately, it ...
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Are web browsers automatically using HTTPS when available?

Type xkcd.com in location bar, hit return -> https://xkcd.com. But if I type http://xkcd.com instead, it does not change to HTTPS. I've checked both URLs, and they're not using HSTS headers. I'm ...
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How to recursively upload a directory to a WebDAV server through HTTPS from the command line?

I'm facing a rather simple situation, I have to upload, as-is, a big tree of files to a WebDAV server that's reachable over HTTPS. I must start the upload from a linux box with command line only. I ...
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Force browser to use HTTP because of HTTP proxy

I have a lot of HTTP proxies and I cannot access websites that are using SSL through those proxies. I have no access to configuring the proxies, so is it possible to force Firefox (in my case) to ...
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Chrome cache protocol: avoid too many redirects

I have a server running apache on http (port 80) and https (port 8443). On the same server I have tomcat running https (port 443) I want to disable https 8443 port on apache server, using only port ...
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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?
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In Nginx Configuration, if I am doing a reverse proxy, is there a way to filter layout of the webpage to-be-displayed, i.e., a logo?

Is there a way to filter, for instance, a site logo, when using a reverse proxy in Nginx configuration? How would I go about doing this? Thanks in advance...
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How to properly install SCR3500 card reader on mac - Mac OS X 10.6.8?

I am trying to login into some secured site and I am required to use SCR3500 card reader. I found and installed some drivers - http://support.identive-group.com/download_scm/download_scm.php?lang=en. ...
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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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Redirecting http to https in my own windows , ( system wide )

I want to Redirect any http://steamcommunity.com/* Addresses To https://steamcommunity.com/* just for this Site ! i want it to be system wide , the thing is , it's my ISP problem , i can ...
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Firefox sometimes reporting insecure items on page with https

I have just installed a self-signed cert for usage on a test server and I added an exception in Firefox to trust it. When I load the page normally it shows the lock and all is fine; however if I ...
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MITM Proxy - Checking Validation of SSL Certificate Chains

I am attempting to check our Android app's SSL Certificate Validation. I have MITM Proxy running on my Mac and am using the Mac as a Proxy for my Android phone. I can see all of the Android's http/s ...
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Accessing a particular directory via HTTPS

I am trying to create a particular directory on my LAMP installation folder to be HTTPS enabled. I was reading about that and i found out it can be done in httpd.conf. However i do not have https.conf ...
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upload Multiple xml on https form

I have a annoying problem, I must send daily +-100 xml files over a https,an upload form without a layout and can't see which files are on the server. Synch isnt allowed. I've tried everything, the ...
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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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Tomcat6 - SSL received a record that exceeded the maximum permissible length

After following the instructions to setup a secure http connection on my tomcat server (link: https://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-6.0-doc/ssl-howto.html), I had this error pop up when I requested ...
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Error in proxifier when visit Https websites

I use Nextvpn + proxifier for bypass filtering in internet . First I can not watch https website and image on Facebook, I changed boolean value in about: config / security.tls.version.max to "0". ...
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HTTP to HTTPS Tunnel

So the issue is that I have quite a few homebrew scripts/web testing programs that only work with HTTP. The problem is that the website only allows HTTPS connections. Does anyone know of a way to ...
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How to check what android application sends to the server?

I have 3rd party android application and I would like to see what it sends to its server. How could I do it? I've tried to use Wireshark on android to check it, but it uses https to send the data. Is ...
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Is there an HTTPS Everywhere add on for Chrome, MSIE or safari?

I really like this HTTPS Everywhere add-on for Firefox. But I tend to browser hop, so have similar HTTPS-preferring add-ons been released for the other major browsers?
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Different website at https:// then at http://

I own a couple of domains, each with a static site serving plain HTML pages. Let say one at www.example.com and another www. example.org. If I enter http :// www. example.com or http:/ ...
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HTTPs sites won't load CSS in any browser

Whenever I try to load a https website, the CSS stylesheet for the site won't load. I've looked around for answers, and apparently fixing the system time can resolve the problem but, as far as I can ...