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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Is Zscalar's HTTPS Everywhere for IE affiliated with EFF?

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a tool called HTTPS Everywhere for Firefox, Chrome and Opera. But they don't list Internet Explorer. There is a company called Zscalar that provides HTTPS ...
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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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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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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 to get https Google search if it is “turned off” in your network?

When searching on Google over public WiFi at a cafe, I am getting the message: SSL search is off This network has turned off SSL search, so you cannot see personalized results. The ...
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What might be causing specific IPv6 HTTPS servers to send an excessive number of RST packets?

Client browsers on my IPv6-enabled home network hang and time out when attempting to load https:// URLs from specific IPv6 sites, such as ones operated by CloudFlare. In those situations, the live log ...
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Disabling TLS protocols for https:// URLs in git

Since my update to Ubuntu 14.04, I cannot connect to the companies git server. It uses https with the SSL protocols only. When running git clone (or any other git command that connects to the server) ...
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Establish https on nonstandard port

I'm trying to estamblish https on port 55434 (different than standard 443). My nginx configuration looks like this: server { server_name example.org; listen 55434 ssl; ssl ...
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self-signed SSL certificate error: certificate has invalid digital signature

I have a c# program and part of it creates a self-signed certificate. The problem is when i try to import the certificate in MMC it says "This certificate has an invalid digital signature." And when ...
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Make router forward HTTP and HTTPS traffic to external App

I use a Linksys WRT54GL router with DD-WRT v24-sp2 (10/10/09) std (SVN revision 13064) which I am trying to make forward all HTTP and HTTPS traffic to an external app called Fiddler (used as proxy) on ...
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HTTPS hangs using SOCKS5 proxy over SSH tunnel

Using SecureCRT at work to connect via SSH to my home Mac using a SOCKS5 proxy (my company also has a corporate proxy). I am using Chrome and Firefox with this SOCKS proxy. Regular browsing is quick, ...
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Disable SSL hostname check in Chrome

How I disable SSL certificate error when CN does not match DNS name in Chrome? In IE, this is done by Tools -> Internet Options -> Advanced (tab) -> Scroll down to section "Security" -> checkbox: ...
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SSH Wrapping with HTTPS Portable?

I was wondering if there was a way that I could wrap my ssh connection in https, even if my school supplies a certificate for https since they use smoothwall, and if I was able to do this on CENTOS, ...
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Trying to configure monit to use https protocol but it sticks with http

I'm trying to monitor a VHost on the local Apache instance via Monit. The same domain accepts both http and https traffic, so I wanted to monitor both. Also, the IP that the domain resolves to goes ...
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Owncloud https and ssl with free dns

I use no-ip and I want to set my owncloud server (hosted with raspberry) with https protocol. After installed everything I follow this from the official documentation: <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't access HTTPS resources with Ubuntu client and VirtualBox Windows host

I have VirtualBox 4.3.12 on Windows 8.1 running Ubuntu Trusty 32bit client. When I try to access HTTPS resources from the client, I see errors like: Cannot fetch index base URL ...
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How to control SSL automatic activities in Wordpress php files

I have domain with one sub-domain. The domain has installed SSL with valid certificate but sub-domain doesn't have it. I installed two Wordpress, one for domain and one for sub-domain (clone it to ...
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nginx - ssl and www redirect configuration

this is related to: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24538973/django-allowed-hosts-error-for-www-domain-and-ip-address i'm attempting to redirect www and non-ssl requests to ssl non-www domain for ...
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How can I verify on download that a site's SSL cert is for a host I trust?

Generally I want to be able to make an HTTPS connection to a site, and while negotiating the SSL check that: The cert is in every way valid for the host listed on the cert (unexpired, signed by ...
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Can not access any site with Chrome but Chromium does access any site well at the same time

I'm in for trouble with Chrome on my Mac after I backed to my home. The problem is I can not access the site such https://www.google.com with error code "ERR_ACCESS_DENIED". Even It's not restricted ...
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Chrome and Outlook can only make secure connections when user account has admin privileges

I have a co-worker who is set up as an admin user under Win XP SP3 and I'm trying to switch her to being a restricted user. The short story is that when I switch her account to restricted, Chrome ...
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Apache configured for HSTS, but SSLLabs/Chrome not acknowledging

I'm setting up a webserver and I've been checking it against SSLLabs and Chrome 31 to make sure the security is up to snuff. However neither Chrome nor SSLLabs seems to believe that strict transport ...
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All https requests are goes as TLS (windows 7 64bit)

I have installed a version of windows 7 64bit on my laptop. After it all software that are going to send request to https has failed because the OS are using TLS instead of SSL3. I find it because all ...
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Windows 7 has an https timeout — how can I turn it off?

I seem to have some sort of https time-out problem with browsers in Windows 7. Windows 7 seemed to work just fine until a few weeks ago, when (among other things) I installed Windows EMET. Stupid me. ...
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How to capture HTTPS traffic with Fiddler2 on Windows 8? Unable to generate certificate

How to capture HTTPS traffic with Fiddler2 on Windows 8? While trying to capture HTTPS traffic under Windows 8 I get permanent messages "Unable to Generate Certificate" while browsing: ...
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Tunnel HTTPS traffic through a proxy on Mac OS X

I am trying to route all my browser traffic through an HTTP proxy for debugging reasons. I have tried mitmproxy and burp, with Firefox, Safari and Chrome on Mac OS X. The problem I'm having is that ...
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How to only accept certificates issued by user-specified CA per domain?

Question Is it possible in Chromium or Firefox to only accept SSL certificates issued by a user-specified CA for a specific domain? Background When you have set up your own certificate authority ...
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Using Apache as a debug proxy for https traffic

I know that I should be using mitmproxy (or Charles, or Fiddler, or Burp Proxy), and that I can use Squid, but is it possible to use Apache to debug out going https traffic from my computer? That is, ...
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When I enter an address with https, Firefox (sometimes) changes it to http

What I did: I visited https://en.wikipedia.org./wiki/Main_Page (yes, there is a dot after TLD) I got an SSL error (because the cert isn't valid for the domain name with dot) I visited ...
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Images not showing on website, seems to only happen for me

I am seeing very strange behavior with images not appearing on a site. Other people have reported being able to see them, but it seems that I am the only one that can't. The site is at ...
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Why do I always get “Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out.” on Chrome?

Why do I always get: "Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out." in Chrome on https but works well on http? No problem with the network because other browsers like firefox didn't ...
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Privoxy https/socks5 proxy + Authentication

I have bought a paid https proxy to be able to surf the web securely... the proxy needs authentication and I can use it on windows 7 using Proxifier ( www.proxifier.com ) but in Linux there is no ...
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Installing a custom Root authority certificate for a Service Application

I have an Windows service application, that executes under a specific user account, that calls a remote web service via HTTPS. The certificate the remote server uses is issued by a Root authority ...
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Unable to access to GMail with firefox

I'm unable to access to gmail using firefox 7.0.1 on Windows7 I'm able to access to my GMail account with another browser. I verified the encryption Tools -> Options -> Advanced And both ...
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Allow only HTTP/HTTPS comunication with Agitum Outpost Security Suite Free

Hi I use Agitum Outpost Security Suite Free and I would like allow only HTTP(80) a HTTPS(443) protocols for IN/OUT and also allow local ports for Oracle database, etc. I try use Network Rules -> ...
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dd-wrt router blocks SOME https pages

My router (dlink dir-825 with dd-wrt firmware) for some mysterious reason blocks SOME (not all) https pages. One page to be exact. I don't know why. And It's definately router problem - the page is ...
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Circumventing a manual HTML login page for “unclassified” websites (automation purposes, credentials known)

The IT department just made my life a little bit harder again: they introduced a manual HTML login page for all websites they have not "classified". This means that all the applications which try to ...
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Unable to access Amazon webs with Chrome

When going to a secure Amazon page over HTTPS, using either Chrome and MS Edge, the following Error comes up: This site can’t provide a secure connection www.amazon.com uses an unsupported protocol. ...
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Is there way to globally disable the need for HTTPS for WebRTC in Chrome?

So I am working on a Telepresence robot for a research project that uses a web based interface to communicate with the operator over WebRTC. I found a useful software package which helps facilitate ...
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Why is JS/CSS rejected because of mixed content?

I have an application (static web site) which is served internally in HTTP but the access from the end users' browsers is forced to HTTPS via a load balancer: +-------------------------+ ...
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Still Lost on Blocking TCP Port Connections form Terminal

I'm still not 100% understanding what to do in Terminal to block certain URLs for specific ports. And I don't want to use Little Snitch. I really want to wrap my head around this. So if someone can ...
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SSL self-signed certificate on client side

When I create a SSL self-signed certificate. If I don't add the .crt on the client side, the browser (Chrome/Firefox) seems to download implicitly the .crt. Is it possible to prevent this ? If I ...
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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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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 ...