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All new Tumblr blogs are created by default with SSL


Even in 2014, Tumblr wrote that they will add the SSL, the standard protocol for establishing secure connections in Web. Two and a half years later, SSL has finally become the default protocol on Tumblr. But for all the new

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Opinions about deprivation of trust to the two major CA – WoSign and StartCom


Effect of withdrawal of confidence in the two CA – WoSign and StartCom – are unusual. RiskIQ, security vendor, has estimated that about 760,000 sites using SSL / TLS certificates issued by StartCom or WoSign. “I am sure that the

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The main problems associated with the transition to HTTPS


Switch to the protocol https is like to change the domain name of the site. You are waiting for the same problems and troubles, but you still pay for it and will every year. After installing the certificate you will

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Comodo is trying to get the brand Let’s Encrypt


The non-profit certification authority Let’s Encrypt, controlled by community and provides certificates for free to all comers, revealed information about the attempt of Comodo Group, which business is associated with the spread of SSL certificates, to arrogate the right on

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Why all websites should work on https (and does not work on http)


There are two popular protocol which works with sites: http – very simple, and https – the same as http, but with encryption. If you are using https site gets two benefits: Traffic between the user and the site cannot

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The HTTPS protocol – why you should move on it?


Data transfer over HTTPS does not give attackers: Intercept data, because they are transmitted over an encrypted channel. When data is transmitted in plaintext, they can be quite easily intercepted. For example, in the Wi-Fi networks – especially if the

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Using SSL-certificate for protects against breaking of passwords on the site


A common way to hack the site – get passwords to the administrative panel of the site. Basically passwords obtained in the following ways: intercept the password that has been transmitted through unprotected HTTP protocol; pick the password by brute

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Sidejacking and how to beat it with SSL


Sidejacking – a special kind of theft, where an attacker intercepts traffic of user sessions, ie, for example, the traffic between the Wi-Fi router and user connect to the internet. We can find the plug-in Firefox, which automates session hijacking

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What you should know about SSL


The growth of cyber-attacks and the widespread news about watching by governments has resulted to the fact that the network has become filled with massive calls for improving security. An important aspect of this approach – encrypt the traffic that

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All about SSL

This site is dedicated to SSL-certificates. You will learn what is an SSL certificate, how to issue and reissue it. FAQ SSL will be useful for both novices and pros. SSL Knowledgebase contains sections on validation, trust logo, vulnerabilities, SSL-certificates differences by type (Wildcard, EV, DV, etc.), as well as many other things.