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What is SSL (Secure Sockets Layer)? (easy words)

Asked by kiki__ (99points) March 16th, 2015

who can explain what SSL means? Please in easy words.

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Easy words.

SSL is a method of scrambling (or encrypting) web communications so that the only people that can read it are the sender and the receiver. To everyone else it is gobbledegook.

It is more complicated than that, of course.

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