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Secure Sockets Layer - a cryptographic protocol that provides communication security over the Internet.

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“SSL search is off” notification on Google

The Problem Since this morning, I have been getting pop-up notifications on Google SERPs like this one: Looking up at my address bar, Google indeed wasn't using HTTPS. The Background SSL ...
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Does the Meebo Minibar use HTTPS?

I use Meebo my primary IM client anymore, and I always use it via HTTPS. They rolled out a bunch of updates to the whole Meebo service today (most of which I'm not a fan of), but the new Meebo ...
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Why wouldn't you use SSL?

A lot of web applications (Facebook and Twitter, for example) provide SSL support, but don't make browsing with SSL the default option--you have to opt-in manually. Is there some kind of major ...
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Do I need SSL even with PayPal transaction?

In my website, I have a Product Order Form. When a fills the necessary details and clicks Submit, the control is transferred to PayPal for processing transaction. I have a business account. I want ...
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Force sites to use http instead of https?

I'm in China trying to jump the GFW (great firewall) using a program called Ultrasurf (proxy). I can access the Facebook homepage - no problem. But as soon as I try logging in, it directs me to an ...
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AIM via GMail chat — is it encrypted through SSL?

When using GChat in the GMail interface (and using ssl/https), you have the ability to log in to AIM as well. Is this encrypted like the email and gchat? Recently I've noticed there is an icon that ...
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Does Gmail IMAP use a self-signed SSL cert?

I'm trying to set up Gmail using a desktop client, via IMAP. It works, except that my client is complaining about the SSL cert: Issuer: CN=Google Internet Authority,O=Google Inc,C=US ...
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Does Facebook provide an SSL/TLS interface?

Does Facebook only support HTTP or does it have HTTPS also?
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Can I access GMail through SSL?

Is there a way to access GMail securely over SSL?
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Log into Gmail without SSL

How do I log into or use Gmail without having to go through the HTTPS or SSL version? Since the 443 ports for HTTPS is filtered in Iran, is there any alternative method of logging into Gmail which ...