Researchers Break Browser Encryption that Protects Almost the Entire InternetSam Biddle9/20/11 8:50am56EditInvite manuallyPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkDo you use Gmail? How about Facebook? Maybe Amazon? All of these rely on SSL, an encryption technology that keeps what goes between you and a website. It's the little lock icon. Now two guys say they've cracked the code.