Blog Articles Tagged with “SSL”

    SSL * ("Secure Sockets Layer") is a transmission protocol that ensures greater security during data transfer. While data, such as passwords, is transmitted in plain text, SSL transmits encrypted data, thus they can't be read automatically.

    Encryption is important for instance in foreign wireless networks within public places. Here, you basically shouldn't register with pages without an HTTPS connection because otherwise the data (passwords, etc.) can be read by other people, too.


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