On Thu, 28 Oct 2010 15:47:35 -0700 (PDT), RayLopez99 wrote:
> So my book
> on https and Windows Communication Foundation technology
> says that if any computer between your SSL certificate secured
> computer and the client machine reading this certificate does not
> support SSL, then the entire https link is not secure and your data
> can be compromised. That makes no sense to me, because I thought the
> entire data stream is encrypted, but that's what it says. And I've
> even seen this on the net.
> So why do people blindly trust SSL and HTTPS as if it's unbreakable?
> Is it because most traffic goes through at most two or three hops, and
> likely these hops are up-to-date and support SSL?
> Even if so, you're taking a risk that somewhere between somebody will
> fail to support SSL and your message will be unencrypted.
> Bet most if not all of you reading this thread did not know this. So
> called experts, right.
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