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    SitePoint Enthusiast devhen's Avatar
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    Easy question on SSL cert's

    Alright, here's a quick an easy one:

    If I access a web site through https://... but the site either doesn't have a certifcate installed or the cert is expired, is the info I'm getting still being encrypted? What exactly are the security concerns of using such a site?

    Thanks.

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    Quite possibly still being encrypted but not entirely trusted..

    I wouldnt use it for anything sensitive (which rules out the need for https).

    Not 100% sure though but I wouldnt trust it. How long ago did the cert expire?

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    I just read, if it doesnt actually have one installed then chances are its a fake and i wouldnt trust it


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