I was looking at the TLS Working Group Charter. I noticed that confidentiality and integrity of messages for those who desire it are not goals for the group. Naively, I believe confidentiality and ...
I'm designing a RESTFUL API that will always be used over HTTPS, what security advantages over the use of HTTP Basic Auth could be brought to my system by using such kind of message authentication ...
I want to secure site which is locally used for Prepaid Services, the site has been hacked many times, for the first step, I implemented SSL and its now working fine, however, I want to be sure that ...
I know how SSL provides security against people reading your messages - by encryting the message with a SYMMETRIC KEY, which was exchanged during SSL Handshake with the help of ASYMMETRIC KEYS. But I ...
We all know we should be using SSL whenever we collect passwords or other sensitive information. SSL provides two main benefits: Encryption: The data can't be read by a middle-man while in transit. ...
Suppose I type this in my browser https://www.mysite.com/getsecret?username=alice&password=mysecret and an attacker is watching all traffic from me to my ISP. What information is protected by ...
If I end up downloading a .dmg or .exe (depending on OS) installer from some mirror site, how can I be sure that a virus or trojan or spyware has not been added? I don't see any mechanism for ...
I used SSL certificate on my site but still it has been hacked. How do I prevent this from happening? Do SSL certificate come with a waranty which would compensate me because my site was hacked?