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So https connections might not be secure

Is your employer, school, or Internet provider eavesdropping on your secure connections? Those of you who thought that having an https connection in your browser made it secure and that the contents of the web page could not be seen by anyone else, might have a little shock coming. Secure browser connections can be intercepted and decrypted by authorities who spoof the authentic site’s certificate.

Take at look at this website for more information: https://www.grc.com/fingerprints.htm  A very technical explanation but interesting reading. You have been warned! All I can say is another reason for not using Internet Explorer.