[Noisebridge-discuss] Assignment for tomorrow's web dev lab!

Tom L lists at flamsmark.com
Thu Feb 16 13:24:46 PST 2012


SSL really doesn't use more CPU than HTTP alone, that's a myth.

[1]: http://www.imperialviolet.org/2010/06/25/overclocking-ssl.html.

On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Gopiballava Flaherty <
gopiballava at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Feb 16, 2012, at 11:42, Jeffrey Carl Faden <jeffreyatw at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> So it's basically an issue with *any* website that is loaded or requests
> resources via HTTP.
>
>
> Correct. I haven't heard of any in the wild malware taking advantage of
> this - just people on the way to Defcon goatse-rolling people.
>
> https uses more CPU power at the backend, which is one reason people don't
> want to use it.
>
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