The "hxxp" and "hxxps" URI Schemes

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Author Hugo Salgado 
Last updated 2017-11-13 (latest revision 2017-05-09)
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This document describes the "hxxp" and "hxxps" URI schemes, which are widely used by the security community to obfuscate an http or https URI to avoid being accidentaly interpreted and loaded by a web browser or user-agent.


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