SSL refers to Secure Sockets Layer, a security protocol that has been replaced by Transport Layer Security (TLS).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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How to automatically get images from an SSL Site that uses Java Servlets

This is tricky. I want to use curl, wget or any other tool to login into a SSL Website which provides a Login Form. Then I want to visit several Links within that Domain and fetch certain images. I ...
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Safari can't open a secure connection to server

intel iMac running Snow Leopard 10.6.4. There are several user accounts on this computer, only one of which cannot access https sites. Safari eventually displays the message: Safari can’t open the ...
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Thunderbird: STARTTLS / Password method

In Thunderbird, for my e-mail account setup, I see Server Settings: Connection Security: STARTTLS Authentication method: Normal password Other choices for Authentication are: - Encrypted - ...
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any emacs like tool while working via SSH

I use emacs for coding and other stuffs. I have now a website which I have to do so many file editing work on ssh connection. It was difficult for me to learn vi or nano. I like to know if any tools ...
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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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Why is an unsigned SSL cert treated worse than no SSL cert?

If I view a site that has a unsigned or self-signed SSL cert, my browser gives me a warning. Yet the same browser has no problem allowing credentials to be sent across unsecured pages. Why is the ...
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How to add an account when Thunderbird warns “potentially vulnerable to CVE-2009-3555”?

I just updated to Thunderbird 3.1 and now when I attempt to add in a new email account for one of my domains I get mail.server.example potentially vulnerable to CVE-2009-3555. Now reading up on it ...
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ssl on localhost and apache server

How do I do SSL on localhost? How do I do it on live server?
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Force a browser to load the 'https' edition of a website, not the 'http'?

This is similar to this previous question, but I believe it's a bit different*. Sites like GMail support a preference that pushes all traffic through the SSL edition of the site rather than the ...
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Windows 7 will not install a root certificate

I have a web service that uses a self-signed certificate, so I need to install the certificate as a Trusted Root so that I can avoid all the security errors that having a self-signed certificate ...
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SSL support with Apache and Proxytunnel

I'm inside a strict corporate environment. https traffic goes out via an internal proxy (for this example it's 10.10.04.33:8443) that's smart enough to block ssh'ing directly to ssh.glakspod.org:443. ...
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Creating self-signed SSL on IIS - Remote access problem

I followed these instructions to create self-signed SSL (I opened SelfSSL and typed selfssl /T). When I access https://localhost/ than it works, but when I try to access it remotely (i set up my ...
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Code signing issues

I have purchased a certificate from godaddy, which is now in .pfx format. I tried to convert it into .cer using Internet Explorer and Firefox. I tried to to sign midlet using converted .cer, but I get ...
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SSL TurnKey Linux

I have a TurnKey Mantis linux appliance and I want to make the connection secure.I've bought from GlobeHost a certificate and got the following files :sub-domain_domain_net.ca-bundle and ...
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Windows 2003 Server, can't connect to an SSL Site from IE

I am trying to connect to connect to www.czebox.cz using internet explorer on Windows 2003 server. If you have a server to test from please do, and you'll notice that it does not connect instead ...
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How to set up SSL proxy on Windows?

How can I set up an SSL proxy on Windows?
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What and how strong is 128bit RC4?

I notice that services like Gmail use RC4 128 bit as encryption. What is RC4 encryption and how does it work? Is 128-bit RC4 considered strong encryption?
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Chrome - SSL Security issue on Windows platforms?

Fortify.net is a service that displays what's the currently encryption key used by your browser in a https connection. If I browse this site with Chrome 4.1.249.1042 in WinXp SP3 the key used is ...
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How to create my own certificate chain?

I would like to setup my own OCSP Responder (just for testing purposes). This requires me to have a root certificate and a few certificates generated from it. I've managed to create a self-signed ...
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Self signed SSL in Windows

I installed a self-signed SSL in a Windows server. What should I do on the client so that they can establish a secure connection without any warning messages?
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Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall

I've seen some similar issues strewn throughout Google's results about this, but none seem to be corporate-specific. I continually get the 'This connection is untrusted' screen every time I attempt ...
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Accepting self-signed SSL certificates

I'd like to tell Macos 10.4 Mail that it can trust a self-signed SSL certificate for an IMAP+SMTP/SSL connection to a mail server I run, so that Mail does not complain each time I fetch mail. Can ...
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How do I list the SSL/TLS cipher suites a particular website offers? [closed]

Is there a tool that can test what SSL/TLS cipher suites a particular website offers? I've tried openssl, but if you examine the output: $ echo -n | openssl s_client -connect www.google.com:443 ...
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How can I get Thunderbird to import a secure LDAP certificate?

I've got an LDAP server configured for in Thunderbird's address book (ldap.example.com). I'd like to use the SSL version, so I checked the 'Use SSL' box. It starts to work, but I get a certificate ...
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JavaScript-based applications and text browsers

How to use complex AJAX applications with a lot of menus and with X.509 authentications in non-GUI mode with simple browsers? For example, I can login to Webmoney from console using links/lynx/link2 ...
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Add permanent SSL certificate exception in Chrome (Linux)

I have a problem with a website that has an SSL certificate which doesn't correspond to the website domain. Chrome gives me a warning for this website (and rightly so), which I have to ignore ...
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Pidgin cannot connect to jabber.org - SSL error

I normally use Pidgin (2.6.4 and now 2.6.5) on Ubuntu to connect to jabber.org via XMPP for instant messaging. Yesterday, sometimes when I tried to connect, I would get the following error: Unable ...
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How to save a remote server SSL certificate locally as a file

I need to download an SSL certificate of a remote server (not HTTPS, but the SSL handshake should be the same as Google Chrome / IE / wget and curl all give certificate check fail errors) and add the ...
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Is the Royal Mail website secure? [closed]

In the UK our postal service drops cards through our mailbox when there is a fee to pay on a item of mail. On this card it gives us a URL to visit to pay the fee, after following the links you get to ...
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Public Key encryption

This is the way I understand how the public key work...Let's say you are on a website and you access the credit card for page. You then encrypt the packet with the public key of that site and the send ...
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Does there exist a telnet-like for SSL connections?

are there any telnet-like tool that can manually debug a https connection byte by byte?
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SSL VPN Command Line Client

How can I run the Array SSL VPN client via the command line w/o using a browser? I want to run the vpn client on a headless linux box.
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How do I avoid the new SSL vulnerability?

What can I do today to avoid the new SSL vulnerability? I have been listening to the Security Now podcast, episode 223: "The Trouble With SSL". MP3 for episode 223 (42 MB). Transcript. Update: nine ...
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Set a Default Digital Certificate

We have a site that requires SSL digital certificates and have issued client side certificates to allow users to connect. The users are now complaining that when they browse to our site they are ...
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How to easily create a SSL certificate and configure it in Apache2 in Mac OS X?

I'd like to use my Mac OS X with https for local development tests. How can I easily make Apache2 respond to ssl, just for test proposes - I don't want a real certificate, just a fake to make local ...
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How to Disable or Bypass Outlook Certificate Warning

Recently, I switched to a wireless EVDO connection for broadband. The EVDO modem connects to one PC, and the other PCs on my home LAN (workgroup-based, no domain) connect through it using FreeProxy ...
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Safari can’t establish a secure connection to the server

I am using Mac OS X 10.5.8 behind a company firewall and have proxy settings and username / password through which I can connect to internet. The internet is working as I am posting this question ...
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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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The server does not support a SSL connection

I cannot SEND any e-mails in Windows 7 I get the above message. Some advice says change outgoing port from 25 to 587 I cannot find how to do this. anybody know how to do this or am I just??? Thank ...
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Wireless Hotspot Vulnerabilities on BBC Watchdog

I watched a program on the BBC last night that highlighted the risks of using any public wireless hotspot. http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/oct/29/wifi-watchdog-hotspot-security-vulnerable ...
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Enable security settings in Internet Explorer 7 via registry

I used to have a list of keys to enable various security settings within Internet Explorer 7 via the Registry. Specifically, I'm looking for the keys that enable SSL 2 and 3.
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Firefox 3.5: Address Bar: Remove the Favicon box (blue box) completely?

Is their anyway to get rid of the favicon box completely in the address bar (not just the favicon) and also those annoying blue boxes that appear when you connect to some secured websites (see below ...
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How using ssh/scp between non-public machines

I am often in the following situation: I have two machines, A and B, which are on LANs, and have non-public IP addresses. Machine C is on the same LAN as B, but publicly visible. I would like to copy ...
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How to install a CA key (self signed SSL) on ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a bunch of machines that need to fetch https: off a server (or collection of servers). I'm operating a CA and self-signing the certificates on the server(s). The client machines are running ...
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Major system wide issue regarding security certificates accessing sites and programs

I've got major system-wide issues as of about 30 minutes ago; the only thing I believe that could have caused this is after I went into sleep mode, well just before it, my PC rebooted, so I just shut ...
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accessing Gmail on Haiku alpha builds

I use the MDR in BeOS R5 to send/receive through Gmail no problem, but on Haiku it says, "No reply." Is it because there are no SSL options in the e-mail prefs under Haiku? How do I enable them?
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Email service without SSL authentication

Does anyone know an email service that doesn't require the SSL or TLS authentication to send mails throught smtp? Edit: I don't know almost anythings about smtpm servers; the PC of my customer is ...
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Looking for web mail where entire session is SSL [closed]

I am looking for a web-UI email service where the entire session is SSL (encrypted). Gmail and Yahoo Mail are both web applications but SSL is only used for the login page, the rest of the session ...
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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 ...