SSL (the predecessor of TLS) is a cryptographic protocol designed to provide communications security over a computer network. It is the S in HTTPS, IMAPS, SMTPS, etc.

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Generate a certificate signing request for an SSL server

I'm running CentOS 6.2 LAMP and I've just purchased an SSL certificate via Namecheap that I'm trying to install on my server. This is the certificate I purchased. How do I complete this process ...
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How to disable SSLv3 in Apache?

Everybody seems to be talking about the POODLE vulnerability today. And everybody recommends disabling SSLv3 in Apache using the following configuration directive: SSLProtocol All -SSLv2 -SSLv3 ...
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invalid SSL_version specified at /usr/share/perl5/IO/Socket/SSL.pm line 332

Since I upgraded my PC from (k)ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 I receive this error message when trying to send an email using sendemail. Installing an older version of IO::Socket::SSL is not an option. I ...
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How to fix curl sslv3 alert handshake failure?

I'm trying to curl HTTPS website in the following way: $ curl -v https://thepiratebay.se/ However it fails with the error: * About to connect() to thepiratebay.se port 443 (#0) * Trying 173.245....
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Images and Stylesheets not loading from squid due to a bad certificate?

I just setup Gate Sentry on a Raspberry PI 3, and it contains Squid 3 as part of it's proxy chain. It also utilizes ssl bump and certain websites that use SSL (usually big ones, like Facebook and ...
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How to add my own created certificate authority to system trusted repositories

I was told that I can add my created CA to trusted repositories/authorities in my system instead of adding it from browser and configuring in in ssl.conf. Yet I can't find anything similar on the web....
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Linux openssl CN/Hostname verification against SSL certificate

How does an Enterprise Linux system with openssl 1.0.1+ verify that the CN=hostname value in the cert matches the server it resides on? Does it use a plain old reverse DNS lookup on the IP address of ...
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Helo command rejected: need fully-qualified hostname Error

My mail server is in some blacklist cause of spams. I reconfugured postfix. Aften then My customers get this error they can't send emails. 404 4.5.2 <PLLAMNAZIFE>: Helo command rejected: need ...
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Apache - Generate private key from an existing .crt file

I have some apache instances running smoothly with a home-made generated certificate. Now I have to use a provided certificate, but what I had sent is only a .crt file. In tried to copy it into the ...
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What do I do if I can't find ssl.conf file in a CentOS server?

I'm preparing a new CentOS Linux server, one of many. When I try to configure SSL on this server, I noticed there is no ssl.conf file. Not in /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf and not in /etc/httpd/conf/ssl....
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wget TLSv1 behaves the same as TLSv1_2

I used wireshark to compare curl --tlsv1.0 vs --tlsv1.2 The server handshake obediently uses TLSv1.0 for servers that support it (the point is to check to validate they don't): wget url --no-check-...
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Install SSL Certificate in Iceweasel

I'm using Kali on Windows. I downloaded the Burp Suite and I'm trying to install its SSL certificate onto the Iceweasel browser. Burp Suite, the leading toolkit for web application security ...
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Squid filters some of Bugzilla HTTPs URLs

I am trying to finetune web filtering with squid, but meeting ununderstandable behaviour (for me). For example, if I open the following address: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/ It goes fine. But if I ...