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Yes, just add an "s" to the http in the address bar - so to get to Gmail over SSL, type in: https://www.gmail.com You can also change a setting in Gmail to require your account to use SSL: We've recently made the 'Always use https' setting the default behavior in Gmail (the default used to be http). Here's some background: If you sign in to Gmail via a ...


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Gmail now uses https by default. Default https access for Gmail We are currently rolling out default https for everyone. If you've previously set your own https preference from Gmail Settings, nothing will change for your account. If you trust the security of your network and don't want default https turned on for performance reasons, you can turn ...


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Yes - have a look at https://ssl.facebook.com/, however I do not think it is intended for use. All links from this site will redirect you back to non-SSL. I suppose it's grand if you want to check your live feed securely. As a note: Going to https://www.facebook.com will throw a certificate error, so rather use the above link for access.


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Notice: This answer is now out of date. This feature has become publicly available, however it is turned off by default. To enable it, navigate to Account Settings > Account Security and check the HTTPS box.


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The reason most apps dont support HTTPS is because Facebook doesn't provide certificates for applications, this is the responsibility of the developer. Explanation from another Q&A site: Facebook apps are created through iFrame, not FBML as before. As iFrames are embedded websites, the code is hosted elsewhere, the source website must support ...


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You'll need to use an extension like KB SSL Enforcer


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If you use this https://ssl.facebook.com/ link, it will land on https://www.facebook.com but all links from this site will redirect you back to non-SSL. To enable permanently, Click on Home --> Account Settings --> Account Security and check the HTTPS box.


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If you're on Firefox, you can try the Electronic Frontier Foundation's HTTPS Everywhere extension. It uses a customizable list of URL matches to hijack the browser's page-loading process and redirect to equivalent HTTPS URLs before the network request goes out. YouTube is included and enabled by default. Otherwise, you may be out of luck. Chrome doesn't ...


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Firefox users can install HTTPS Everywhere from the Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) is a great little tool. It's configurable, too. You can turn the sites on an off, and add more. HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox extension produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It encrypts your communications ...


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https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere That Firefox add-on will force SSL connections for Facebook, in addition to a growing number of other websites that support SSL (like wikipedia, google, meebo, etc). Future add-on updates will add support for additional sites.


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Yes. Within Settings of Gmail, go to the General tab then scroll down to the Browser Connection setting. There you can select to use http or https for connections to Gmail


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As typing "https://www.google.co.uk" just redirects to plain old "http://www.google.co.uk" I'd say you can't at the moment. If you go to "https://www.google.com" you should notice that it says "beta" on the logo: Therefore, I wouldn't expect it to be rolled out globally just yet. Once it leaves beta I'd hope that the country specific secure sites would ...


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It seem like Google does not enable HTTPS for more than the login process on Blogger. The main reason for this seems to be that using HTTPS is very resource intensive. See this Google Blogger support tread.


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Questions about LibraryThing in general, feature requests and bug reports. Tim. Founder and Developer. (timspalding; tim{at}librarything.com) Chris H. Developer. (conceptDawg; christopher{at}librarything.com) Mike. Developer. (miketopper; mike{at}librarything.com) From their contact page.


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Some browsers, like IE6, show an error when we have non-secure (http) content e.g. iframe, image on secure (https) pages. To prevent this error dialog, Facebook falls back to a non-secure address. See these two StackOverflow questions too IE6 http/https mixed content error and dealing with http content in https pages. Also this option will be disabled in ...


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I'm the sysadmin for LibraryThing and we had a problem with one of our rules in our SSL vhost. Hopefully this should be fixed for you now. I'm very sorry this caused so much trouble.


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Here's how to turn off secure (https) browsing on Facebook: Go to Account Security Settings Tab The first choice is Secure Browsing click Edit on the right side of that line Uncheck the box Click Save Changes


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If these WiFi providers forbid all https connections, then you are out of luck. All gmail logins go over https, and there is no way to change that. It's only once you're in the session that you have the option to use http instead of https. Leaving your session unencrypted on public WiFi might not be the best idea either (see Facebook and Firesheep as an ...


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Other than Siva's correct answer via Facebook settings, you can optionally force HTTPS on a variety of sites with an additional browser plugin, HTTPS Everywhere. I do recommend disabling HTTPS Everywhere for Google search services. It tends to have a glitch with the new way Google presents search results without clicking on the search button.


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About 6 months ago Facebook started requiring SSL for pages/apps. It was clearly announced to app owners. You'll need to get an SSL certificate for your site - I recommend DigiCert


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If someone would grab the session cookie, that is the cookie that identifies your session after you've logged on, they could gain access to a site as you without needing to break your password. The HTTPS protocol helps preventing this because it makes it more difficult to see the information passed between your computer and the site, thus an attacker can't ...


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Https is more processor intensive and slower as it is harder to cache etc because everything that is sent is encrypted so you can't share with others. Also encrypted data tends to take up more KB. Its a particular problem if you are encrypting images. People who are still using slow connections may wish to avoid https use.


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You can't. As of 20 March 2014, Gmail is HTTPS-only. From the official Gmail Blog: Staying at the forefront of email security and reliability: HTTPS-only and 99.978% availability Starting today, Gmail will always use an encrypted HTTPS connection when you check or send email. Gmail has supported HTTPS since the day it launched, and in 2010 we made ...


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FWIW, we prefer to put issues on the Bug Collectors group: http://www.librarything.com/groups/bugcollectors We welcome emails, but we'd probably post to there anyway, since it helps us track issues.


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The MiniBar will not appear on sites that use HTTPS. If the url of the site begins with https:// rather than http://, the MiniBar will be disabled. From the MiniBar Browser Extension FAQ page.


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Use startpage.com as your home page or search engine. In the field search put 'youtube' and open the provided link. It will load in secure connection. I have never had any problems and it doesn't afect videos at all.


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This can be done but you have to change a setting in your Account Settings beforehand. Taken from Google FAQ Changing the HTTPS setting We've recently made the 'Always use https' setting the default behavior in Gmail (the default used to be http). Here's some background: If you sign in to Gmail via a non-secure Internet connection, like a ...



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