Hackers Can Bypass HTTPS Protection on Windows, Linux, and Mac

Posted: October 9, 2016 / Author: Dror Liwer

If you browse to a major website on the internet, chances are you’ll see something next to the URL—a tiny lock icon, next to the prefix “HTTPS.” This indicates that you’re currently using a secure version of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol. It means that the connection between your web browser and the application you are viewing is encrypted via TLS (Transport Layer Security). In effect, it is very difficult for a potential attacker to eavesdrop on what users are doing on a site that’s protected by the HTTPS protocol.   HTTPS Has Never Been Unbreakable Difficult as it may be,…

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