SSL refers to Secure Sockets Layer, a security protocol that has been replaced by Transport Layer Security (TLS). TLS is still commonly referred to as SSL.

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Firefox Certificate Error

I have this annoying problem - every time I get into a site with a security certificate I always see a warning page that the certificate is invalid. I've grown accustomed to just setting an exception ...
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GMail and SSL Encryption - how much is encrypted

It's strangely difficult to find out exactly how SSL works with email, at least insofar as answering my specific question - when I connect to gmail using SSL, I understand that my connected is secure ...
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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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Daily Dilbert strip served by https

I have a web site which embeds the Daily Dilbert comic strip by parsing it from the RSS feed that dilbert.com publishes, but said website is SSL encrypted, and the image as published is not. This ...