Replay attacks for HTTPS requests

HTTPS is not replayable, the first server response in the handshake sequence includes a server-chosen random number. What Fiddler does is act as a proxy, meaning it intercepts your browser’s requests, and then generates an identical request to the server, meaning it has access to the plaintext, which is what it will be replaying. Your … Read more

What’s the de facto standard for a Reverse Proxy to tell the backend SSL is used?

The proxy can add extra (or overwrite) headers to requests it receives and passes through to the back-end. These can be used to communicate information to the back-end. So far I’ve seen a couple used for forcing the use of https in URL scheme: X-Forwarded-Protocol: https X-Forwarded-Ssl: on X-Url-Scheme: https And wikipedia also mentions: # … Read more

How to run Vue.js dev serve with https?

In the latest vuejs (as of May 7, 2018), you need to add a “vue.config.js” in the project root directory: vue.config.js: module.exports = { devServer: { open: process.platform === ‘darwin’, host: ‘’, port: 8085, // CHANGE YOUR PORT HERE! https: true, hotOnly: false, }, } In this file, set the value: https: true

Is GET data also encrypted in HTTPS?

The entire request is encrypted, including the URL, and even the command (GET). The only thing an intervening party such as a proxy server can glean is the destination address and port. Note, however, that the Client Hello packet of a TLS handshake can advertise the fully qualified domain name in plaintext via the SNI … Read more