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2012-02-29 10:33:37

A padlocked icon in a web-browser or a URL starting with https provides communication security over the Internet. The icon or URL indicates OpenSSL, a cryptography toolkit implementing the SSL protocol, or a similar system is being used. New research by a collaborative team has developed an attack that can circumvent the security OpenSSL should provide. The attack worked on a very specific version of the OpenSSL software, 0.9.8g, and only when a specific set of options were used. Dr Dan...

2012-02-03 13:00:00

To support Namecheap's opposition of SOPA and PIPA and to help preserve the open web, the Drupal Association has decided to move its SSL certificate to Namecheap. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 After Namecheap, the leading domain name registrar, web host, and SSL certificate provider, stepped up against SOPA and PIPA in 2011, hundreds of new companies joined Namecheap's family, including the Drupal Association, which has elected to move its SSL certificate to Namecheap....

VeriSign Confirms Multiple Security Breaches In 2010
2012-02-03 05:29:15

VeriSign Inc. has confirmed that its computers and servers were repeatedly hacked in 2010, and that those responsible for the breach might have compromised critical information relating to the Internet's domain name system (DNS), Reuters reported on Thursday. “We have investigated and do not believe these attacks breached the servers that support our domain name system network,” VeriSign said in a quarterly October 2011 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)....

2012-01-18 00:30:00

NetHosting explores music-collaboration website SoundCloud in a recent case study. Orem, UT (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Global Cloud Hosting, Dedicated Hosting, and Cloud Virtual Hosting provider, NetHosting, recently announced the release of a new case study on the music-sharing social website SoundCloud. SoundCloud founders Alex Ljung and Eric Wahlforss created the website in 2007 to allow musicians to share their original scores with others in the same way that Flickr and Vimeo users...

2011-12-19 11:00:00

AlertPay, a Montreal-based online payment platform, takes the extra step to ensure safe holiday shopping for all members by using a dual transaction protection system to prevent online fraud or identity theft. The company also uses SSL encryption to protect sensitive financial data from being intercepted. Montreal, Quebec (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 As more shoppers choose to buy online for their holiday gifts, responsible payment processors must be extra vigilant to ensure the security of...


Latest HTTP Secure Reference Libraries

Hypertext Transfer Protocol, HTTP
2013-01-30 14:36:19

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application protocol for distributing images, videos, text, and other content for communicating over the worldwide web (Internet), through a web browser. The HTTP is a request to a server in the form of text and the response from the server will be in the form of a web page, usually a website, with the content containing the information requested. The HTTP is designed to permit communication of resources between clients and servers. These...

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