(H.T.T.)P.S., I love you

‘SSL’ is just ‘Cecelia’ without any vowels.

The handshake

  • the session key
  • what kind of encryption they plan to use
  • and a special certificate.
(I suppose they must be very small certificates, or perhaps the server and client have large hands?)

The session key

The certificate

Public key cryptography

Why not just do the whole thing with asymmetric cryptography?


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