Commit f80b1719 authored by Tails developers's avatar Tails developers
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doc: Fix HTTPS encryption.

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...@@ -8,6 +8,8 @@ helping you making a good use of it. ...@@ -8,6 +8,8 @@ helping you making a good use of it.
[[!toc levels=2]] [[!toc levels=2]]
<a id="exit_node"></a>
Tor exit nodes can eavesdrop on communications Tor exit nodes can eavesdrop on communications
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...@@ -14,12 +14,15 @@ Here are a few things worth mentioning in the context of Tails. ...@@ -14,12 +14,15 @@ Here are a few things worth mentioning in the context of Tails.
HTTPS Encryption HTTPS Encryption
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<!-- Using HTTPS instead of HTTP encrypts your communication while browsing the web.
Do you remember what we said earlier about end-to-end encryption and its
importance while using Tor?
**FIXME** link to documentation about end-to-end encryption All the data exchanged between your browser and the server you are visiting are
--> encrypted. It prevents the
[[Tor exit node to eavesdrop on your communication|doc/about/warnings#exit_node]].
HTTPS also includes mechanisms to authenticate the server you are communicating
with. But those mechanisms can be flawed,
[[as explained on our warning page|about/warning#man-in-the-middle]].
For example, here is how the browser looks like when we try to log in an email For example, here is how the browser looks like when we try to log in an email
account at [lavabit.com](http://lavabit.com/), using their [webmail account at [lavabit.com](http://lavabit.com/), using their [webmail
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