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Hypertext Transfer Protocol SecureHTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure) – an extended version of the protocol HTTP, created by encrypting data sent between the Web-site and Web-browser, as well as the authentication server and the client. A modified version of HTTP (see the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol), which provides data protection (encryption of data in transit over the network, a digital signature to verify the sender’s information.) Server with protectors allows you to narrow the list of persons entitled to access to confidential information. An increasing number of commercial Web sites use these tools on their Web-servers.

HTTPS is not a separate protocol. This is a normal HTTP, running over an encrypted transport mechanisms SSL and TLS. It provides protection against attacks based on listening to the network connection – from snifferskih attacks and attacks such as man-in-the-middle, provided that the funds will be used encrypt and server certificate is checked, and trust him. (more…)