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Offline The Laughing Policeman

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Re: This Site
« Reply #120 on: March 20, 2017, 11:09:10 AM »
I use Linux Mint and in last weeks updates it gave me Firefox 52.0.
Now when I log into the site i get the following message 'This connection is not secure. Logins here could be compromised.'
When I click on Learn More I get this page......... https://support.mozilla.org/t5/Protect-your-privacy/Insecure-password-warning-in-Firefox/ta-p/27861
I don't use my password anywhere else, but is it possible for someone to hijack my details from here and then pretend to be me on other sites?

Offline paul_e

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Re: This Site
« Reply #121 on: March 20, 2017, 11:25:00 AM »
The risks are fairly minimal, the warning is simply because you're logging in to a site that is served via http: instead of https:

The main risk from this is if you have someone on the same local network as you who interrupts the request and alters it before letting it get to you.  In a private broadband scenario, so long as you're connection isn't compromised, that's a fairly low risk.

There's a blog post from Mozilla about the reason for the change (it was actually in V51) - https://blog.mozilla.org/security/2017/01/20/communicating-the-dangers-of-non-secure-http/

I don't know if moving to https: is an option for the site but there would be a cost involved in getting the certificates for it.

Offline The Laughing Policeman

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Re: This Site
« Reply #122 on: March 20, 2017, 11:31:24 AM »
Thanks for that Paul. My mind is a bit more at ease now.

Offline glinch

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Re: This Site
« Reply #123 on: April 08, 2017, 08:59:16 PM »
Quote
I don't know if moving to https: is an option for the site but there would be a cost involved in getting the certificates for it.

Can create certs for free if required:

https://letsencrypt.org/

With Shell access can set them up up to auto renew, so minimal maintenance also.

Offline CT

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Re: This Site
« Reply #124 on: May 18, 2017, 08:40:06 PM »
Hi Martyn,

Noticed today that a "pop-up" appeared on the site. It's said about working online with a yes or no option. It seemed to appear when a page was left idle for a while.

Just thought you should know in case it was a problem.

Offline four fornicholl

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Re: This Site
« Reply #125 on: May 18, 2017, 08:48:42 PM »
Hi Martyn,

Noticed today that a "pop-up" appeared on the site. It's said about working online with a yes or no option. It seemed to appear when a page was left idle for a while.

Just thought you should know in case it was a problem.
Me too, but only on the I phone?

Offline Ad@m

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Re: This Site
« Reply #126 on: May 18, 2017, 08:48:59 PM »
Hi Martyn,

Noticed today that a "pop-up" appeared on the site. It's said about working online with a yes or no option. It seemed to appear when a page was left idle for a while.

Just thought you should know in case it was a problem.

So I've had this as well. Wasn't sure if it was an H&V thing or a Chrome thing. Can't find anything on Google about it.

Offline Ad@m

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Re: This Site
« Reply #127 on: May 18, 2017, 08:49:39 PM »
Hi Martyn,

Noticed today that a "pop-up" appeared on the site. It's said about working online with a yes or no option. It seemed to appear when a page was left idle for a while.

Just thought you should know in case it was a problem.
Me too, but only on the I phone?

I've had it on both a Windows laptop and an iPad.

Offline Legion

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Re: This Site
« Reply #128 on: May 18, 2017, 09:59:16 PM »
Just had this myself on my mobile.

Offline Exeter 77

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Re: This Site
« Reply #129 on: May 19, 2017, 02:16:27 PM »
Just had this myself on my mobile.
I've had it as well but thought it was from a different site I had open on another tab.

Offline Holte132

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Re: This Site
« Reply #130 on: May 19, 2017, 02:33:42 PM »
I had it yesterday when I closed this site.

Offline Scratchins

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Re: This Site
« Reply #131 on: May 19, 2017, 02:45:01 PM »
I had it yesterday on the desktop using Windows 10 and Edge and continually on my Samsung mobile. Nothing today so far.

Offline martin@ardenley

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Re: This Site
« Reply #132 on: May 19, 2017, 02:45:22 PM »
I had it as well yesterday, but it's nothing l have done/added.


Offline Ad@m

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Re: This Site
« Reply #133 on: May 19, 2017, 02:46:35 PM »
Has anyone dared click Yes or No yet?  I've just closed the popup each time.

Offline nuninho

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Re: This Site
« Reply #134 on: May 19, 2017, 02:56:35 PM »
I clicked No on my work laptop as its behind millions of antiviruses / firewalls. Nothing bad has happened - it just shut the pop up down.