Forum doesn't use HTTPS

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BFeely
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Forum doesn't use HTTPS

Post by BFeely »

Shoudn't you use HTTPS to protect this site's users' passwords?
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Re: Forum doesn't use HTTPS

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The certificate to use https properly actually requires money. Money Randi may not have.
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Indeed.
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Actually you can get one for free: http://www.startssl.com/

It is still kind of more pain than it's worth. ZDoom doesn't seem like a likely attack vector.
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Post by Ixnatifual »

I get viruses from the zdoom forums all the time. Cool story.
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Post by Hellser »

I get viruses from about:blank all the time. :| Besides the silliness, I don't think these forums need HTTPS. It's not like we're exchanging credit card information.
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A password can be as good as a credit card though. Don't login here on public wifi if your forum and Amazon password are the same.
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Re: Forum doesn't use HTTPS

Post by NeuralStunner »

DaMan wrote:Don't login here on public wifi if your forum and Amazon password are the same.
Translation: Don't be stupid if you're stupid. :|

Never share passwords between trivial accounts, or even between important accounts. If you're careless with your passwords, don't count on SSL to save you.

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