Discussion of what that little padlock symbol next to a web address means, and some vague suggestions as to how it works. Andy C questions Andy B, who fails to understand and effectively communicates that failure.
For further reading, check out these Wikipedia links:
- Diffie–Hellman key exchange
- Double Ratchet Algorithm
- Forward secrecy
- Signal Protocol
- Public-key cryptography
Music: I dunno by grapes (c) copyright 2008 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. Ft: J Lang, Morusque