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Is it possible to sniff HTTPS URLs? [duplicate]

From many posts, I know that almost everything in HTTPS or SSL connections is encrypted. Still, I am wondering, if it is possible to get the URLs out of such a connection if the computer that opens ...
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Will Internet provider know what sub-page I visited on a site? [duplicate]

Let's say in my address bar I see such link: Privatebin URL/key interception? Can somebody besides server and me know that I'm visiting not just security.stackexchangec.com but excactly ../questions/...
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Is password less login secure? [duplicate]

Recently I came across this password less login. For authentication, we need to enter an email address and click on a login button. We will receive a link in your email and when we click on that link ...
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HTTP/HTTPS/GET/POST : in which cases can a malicious router between client and server find a secret information? [duplicate]

Let's say I connect a safe server example.com. In which case(s) can a malicious router in the middle of the route (or my ISP) see secret? 1) HTTP + GET, secret in URL query parameter : http://...
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Is it safe to use HTTPS websites over an unknown PPTP VPN? [duplicate]

I want to create e.g a Gmail account while connected to an unknown PPTP VPN. Is it safe, or can the owner of the PPTP VPN see my Gmail web page information, such as username or password, at all? Can ...
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Can my company see what HTTPS sites I went to?

At work my company uses internet monitoring software (Websense). I know if I visit a https ssl-encrypted site (such as https://secure.example.com) they can't see what I'm doing on the site since all ...
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Dangers of passing Oauth 2.0 client id and client secret in the request uri

I was reading here that when passing a client_id and client_secret to an authorization server, The parameters can only be transmitted in the request-body and MUST NOT be included in the ...
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Does a VPN hide what URLs I visit?

It's clear that someone listening on a network could still find out what website I visit over HTTPS (as discussed here) but what about when surfing in a VPN? What exactly can the underlying network (...
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Are URLs viewed during HTTPS transactions to one or more websites from a single IP distinguishable?

For example, say the following are HTTPS URLs to two websites by one IP over 5 mins: "A.com/1", "A.com/2", "A.com/3", "B.com/1", "B.com/2". Would monitoring of packets reveal: nothing, reveal only ...
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When using HTTPS, which part of domain is revealed to ISP? [duplicate]

Let's say you are visiting https://57vdyr6tyuibgyoihp.blogspot.com. Does the ISP only see the blogspot.com part, or the entire 57vdyr6tyuibgyoihp.blogspot.com?
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Why does not Google switch to POST method for queries? [duplicate]

With ISPs getting license to record and sell customer's traffic data, why doesn't Google switch to POST method for search queries to provide better security to the users, while HTTPS is already used?
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What parties have access to the *full* requested URL of a website accessed via the HTTPS protocol? [duplicate]

What parties have access to the full requested URL of a website accessed via the HTTPS protocol? Here are some possibilities I can think of, and there could be more: local device accessing the ...
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Cipher used for request data encryption used by browser

Please note that this is not about how SSL communication happens between browser (I researched and understood it) and client but other aspects. Using Digicert's SSL mechanism explanation I have ...
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Can SNI faking be useful for confusing Deep Packet Inspection (web filters etc.)?

There are several countries in our progressive world that apply filtering rules defined by the state — implementing censorship. As I can suppose, ISPs are blocking websites by their IPs. Just because ...
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Does HTTPS encrypt visited URL? [duplicate]

Perhaps I am misunderstanding the way in which HTTP over SSL works, but I was interested in whether the addresses visited by a browser via HTTPS are themselves encrypted? This is not only in terms of ...

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