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Does SSL encrypts data being sent through the secure link between website and web browser .

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After establishing a secure link between web browser and web server . Do ssl also encrypts the data being sent through the link ?
asked Oct 20, 2015 in General by sid286 (120 points)
    

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In an SSL session, a secure connection is set up by a series of steps called the SSL handshake:

https://www.ssl.com/article/ssl-tls-handshake-overview/

If the handshake is successful you will have an encrypted connection. If the handshake fails your connection will NOT be encrypted - however, you should receive notification that the connection is not secure (usually a large, impossible-tp-ignore warning).
answered Dec 23, 2015 by cskemmerer (150 points)

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