April 8th, 2013

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer, created by Netscape, is the predecessor of TLS that was discovered to contain security flaws, making it ineffective in terms of its cryptographic capacity.

SSL starts a session between the server and client by generating session keys to protect the integrity of data being exchanged.
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