AVAST AV BREAKS SSL/HTTPS - I JUST CONFIRMED IT, REMOVED IT, AND NOW ROCK AND ROLL (Going as fast as light now too).
I just confirmed my total inability to have HTTPS on My Mac with any browser was 100% due to AVAST Antivirus. Even http caused me lots of troubles and I was about to give up completely!. Lucky I found the article on Local and I uninstalled Avast completely and WALLAH! IMMEDIATELY PERFECT SSL Working like a charm and everything is fast as can be too.
Remove Avast from your system if you want local SSL HTTPS.
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