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Security Musings » Blog Archive » How does SSL work anyway?

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We talk a lot about how SSL is useful, but how exactly does it work? Most systems today use SSL v3/TLS v1 rather than “SSL”, and the nitty gritty details are found in RFC 2246. However, that’s only part of what goes on, and certificate validation and path building (RFC 4158) and X.509 certificates (RFC 5280) are also important. This post is only concerned with the SSL/TLS protocol itself, and when the other RFCs are needed “magic happens.” ...

url: http://securitymusings.com/article/1095/how-does-ssl-work-anyway

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Securing WordPress 2 Admin Access With SSL | no wow

WordPress 2.0 still does not support HTTPS access to the admin area when the rest of the blog is served via normal HTTP and I still do not like logging in to my server over unencrypted connections, especially not when using public WLANs. Getting around this WordPress limitation requires quite a few steps:

url: http://blog.blackdown.de/2006/01/22/securing-wordpress-2-admin-access-with-ssl/

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