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if a site has an https prefix but no lock symbol, can it be trusted?

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Just wanted to check, if a site has an https prefix but no lock symbol, can it be trusted. In other words is it an either https or lock symbol or should i only trust sites that display both these indicators?
asked Aug 21, 2011 in SSL Certificates by anonymous
    

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The lock icon indicates all resources (e.g. images, video, etc) are also accessed using https, thereby making the entire session secure. If the lock icon does not appear, yet the page appears while accessing the page using https, that means your page is encrypted, but one or more resources were not accessed using https, thus some or all of the resources are not encrypted.

answered Dec 7, 2011 by Leo Grove (1,890 points)

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