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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Developing a consumer product that uses HTTPS to securely transfer data. Good approach?

I am developing a consumer product and most of the fundamental elements and components are stable and properly developed. This is good for a prototype, but not necessarily for the end consumer ...
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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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Can I force https requests to use http

I have a situation where my employer uses a cert to spy on everyone's https traffic. They set it up poorly with a self signed certificate so unless the application allows me to ignore the cert I just ...
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If I remove a CA from Firefox, will it be back after an update?

If I remove a Certificate Authority from the Firefox GUI, then is it permanently removed? Or all will be back after the next Firefox update?
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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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How to redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from HTTPS to https automatically?

I am using FireFox on Linux and 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: ...
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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 developer edition insecure connection all the time

Just installed FDE at my work, but i get the following message when trying to visit youtube.com, google.com and sites: Your connection is not secure The owner of www.youtube.com has ...
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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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Force Chrome to Ignore a "weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman public key”

With the update of Chrome to v45, it's blocking access to pages with weak ephermeral Diffie-Hellman public keys. I understand that this is due to Logjam. I understand that switching from https to http ...
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Why does blocking sites through hosts file break HTTPS?

I've recently decided to give this hosts file a try. Just after adding these entries on my machine I've noticed that HTTPS connection is insecure on banking sites and PayPal. Chrome shows a red ...
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IE11 (or Windows 10) changes my user name when logging into SSL sites

Since the latest major Windows 10 update (fall 2015), Internet Explorer (version 11.11) has been refusing to log me into SSL-protected (https:) websites without me having to alter the recorded user ...
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IE cannot access HTTPS sites (FF can), Win Update error 800728f8

Been working on a machine for a while. Through IE11 on Win 7 I cannot access any HTTPS sites. Also, Win Update gives error 800728f8, which is usually clock-related. The clock is correct. I've reset ...
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ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error in Chrome

I cannot open some sites due to this error in Google Chrome (version: 48.0.2564.82 ) ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH It is an https site. Windows 10.
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Can't access certain HTTPS sites on Firefox 3.6

I have an old box that has been running for many many years, and has been functioning as a monitoring box (i.e there are a load of tv's connected to it, and on those, there are many web pages showing ...
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Cannot open non-HTTPS webpages

Just today I got a problem with all browsers. I cannot open any websites without secured HTTP (https). This means I can open things like google, youtube, facebook, etc (and obviously StackExchange), ...
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Is the port 443 required when setting cookie exceptions on Chrome?

In my Chrome cookie exceptions I have a lot of https:// entries. Some have a trailing :443, some others don't. As 443 is the default HTTPS port, is it required in the exception? Would ...
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Log HTTP and HTTPS browser traffic, decrypting the latter

Is there a way that I can save all HTTP and HTTPS browser communications (including request, response, full headers and body) to files on my computer? The HTTPS communications must be saved ...
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Setting Up TT-RSS over HTTPS

I have what is hopefully a quick question: I have a very basic installation of TT-RSS on Ubuntu 14.04, literally: sudo apt-get install tt-rss and I've been using that for a while. However, I believe ...
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apache proxypass https to http not working

I have the following configuration: An apache with SSL configured and this server is accessible via the internet. A second apache in the local network of the other apache but this one don't have SSL ...
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Apache 2.4 (WampServer), redirect to sub directory of documentroot from port 443

Using WampServer Version 2.5 with Apache 2.4.9. My current DocumentRoot is: c:/wamp/www/. When root is accessed, I would like to redirect the user to the application homepage (located in ...
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HTTPS access to Tomato admin page

Today in Tomato administration interface I switched access method to the interface from HTTP to HTTPS. The router (OVISLINK AirLive WL-1600GL) restarted itself and currently an attempt to connect ...
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General getting started with untrusted https

I have about 9 year's experience creating/maintaining minimally secured personal or departmental web sites with Linux and Apache httpd. Recently I've deployed a couple of web apps that require a ...
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Why can't I access my router's configuration page via https?

I have a TP-Link router and I tried accessing the configuration page (192.168.0.1) via https, but could not. It only works via http. Does this happen with any router or is it just mine (or maybe just ...
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Can't access IIS website inside a VM via HTTPS

I'm running Win10 through Parallels and trying to access a website in IIS from a browser outside the VM. I've added an entry to my hosts file which maps the VM's IP address to "windows", and I can ...
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HTTPS works, but HTTP does not work (err_connection_refused error)

I have this weird problem in my laptops internet connection. I use this laptop for my day to day work + company work. With my company internet connection there are no issues, internet works fine (goes ...
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Using curl with a https proxy

I have setup a squid proxy so that it listens on a HTTPS port instead of the usual HTTP port, in order to have encrypted communication between the client and the proxy itself. While I have been able ...
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Chrome stalls request 300ms loading index on refresh

When I refresh a static html page (angular driven) I notice that chrome spends about 300ms longer every other refresh. Looking at the network console, it comes up at "stalled". connection details ...
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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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What is a cache flush, and how do you explain this TCPdump pattern?

I ran TCPdump a few times on my home network and found a lot of packets that were marked (Cache Flush), seemingly originating with my sister's laptop. I can't see any HTTP or HTTPS packets during the ...
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Forward port 443 on DSL-N55U

I am trying to open port 443 on my Asus DSL-N55U (Annex A). I defined the port forwarding rule with no problem, but the port remains closed from the WAN. I have read that it might depend on the ...
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Pages don't load after installing a certificate on tomcat, restart required

I posted this question before but not in the correct forum. I have configured tomcat7 to use SSL and have made it point to a keystore. The keystore has a self signed certificate by default. There are ...
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Do i really need to clear my browser cache after using a https site to protect the privacy of the pages i visited?

I've seen a number of online banking sites which, after logging out, have a message recommending that I clear my browser cache to ensure my private banking information remains secure. Is that really ...
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HTTPS what's going wrong with chrome?

I've an ASP.NET website. HTTPS works fine with all browsers (safari, firefox,ie,chromium...) except chrome... When I want to reach the website on HTTPS with chrome I have "This webpage is not ...
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how to access https content in a restricted wifi network

I'am using a cafe wifi network but it seems it is blocking all the https content. Is there any way to access https sites? how could I use a proxy,vpn or ssh tunnel to a personal server via http and ...
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How to implement Let's Encrypt for CentOS / Apache

I am running CentOS 7 and apache 2.4 and would like to implement Let's Encrypt. What is the process for this?
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VeriSign Universal Root Certification Authority missing

I'm attempting to visit https://www.duluthtrading.com/, and I'm receiving an untrusted certificate error on Windows 7. This happens in both IE and Chrome (as both use the Windows certificate store). ...
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2 domains with 2 certificates, 1 public IP, 1 nginx server

I hope you can help me out here because I cannot figure out why this is happening. I have the following 2 domains: alpha.com beta.com they both pointing to same server IP: x.x.x.x I have a ...
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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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How to create SSL certificate with multiple DNS entries, signed with my own CA certificate

I need help creating SSL certificate with multiple subjectAltNames, signed with my own selfbrewed CA certificate. What I need: I'm on OSX 10.10.5 I have myCA.cer which I use to sign another SSL ...
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HTTPS client “pairing”

I need to restrict usage of a certain site to a limited number of customers. More than that, actually: I would like to allow access from a restricted number of physical devices (Win + Android). This ...
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SSL keeps waiting for response

I'm trying to configure an HTTPS but It doesn't work and I don't realy know what's wrong. These are the steps I've followed: I have generated a .pem certificate (certificate + chain) with ...
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access websites with custom https port via socks proxy

I use a socks4 proxy in chrome (ssh tunnel via putty listens on localhost:60000) which works fine for all websites with the default http ports 80 and 443. What does NOT work is accessing websites over ...
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Untrusted connection error on Chrome and Firefox when opening HTTPS websites

Since a few days ago - I believe it started after the Daylight Saving Time change - I can't open websites that use HTTPS connections, such as Yahoo, Facebook and Youtube, on Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. ...
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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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svn not accepting https/ssl certificate

When bettercodes.org disappeared in September, I moved my private repo over to https://subversion.assembla.com/. It's working great, except for the fact that I have to temporarily accept the ...
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https letsencrypt installation on windows with WAMP

Is possible to use letsencrypt with WAMP on a Windows 7? What are the steps of the complete installation process? I installed git for windows, then run a command in the cmd.exe to clone the client ...
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ERR_SPDY_PROTOCOL_ERROR in Google Chrome

I've gone 2 days trying to figure this problem out myself before getting in touch with you guys about it. One computer on my network is getting the above error when trying to access a page on my CMS. ...
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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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free https with openSSL and noip domain

I am trying to use https on my website using startSSL, I already registered myself and received emails saying that the certificate was accepted and issued, and now what I have to do? I am reading a ...