HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

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HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

Postby delina » 2018-12-31 02:32

I try to https to this site and it says not secure is there a real debian site or some hacker stealing people information. ?
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Re: HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

Postby xepan » 2018-12-31 03:15

Not a new subject, just check if you find the info you need here:
viewtopic.php?f=12&t=135067

I for one would not know which information should be stolen.
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Re: HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

Postby Bulkley » 2018-12-31 04:55

My first reaction was that this site didn't need it. Then I saw the spammer free-for-all on fdn tonight. 18 threads must be a record.
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Re: HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2018-12-31 08:34

Bulkley wrote:I saw the spammer free-for-all on fdn tonight. 18 threads must be a record.

Yes, that was a lot but I don't think https would have stopped them ;)
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Re: HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

Postby GarryRicketson » 2018-12-31 14:00

No, https would not make any difference in relation to a spam wave. And even if it was https, that does not prevent a hacker from stealing what ever information you post, it is all public, so obviously one should think twice about what information they post , any where, not just here.
Take Face Book for example, it does use https, but they have all the information and data you submit, and no telling what all they do with it.
Real ?, nothing online is real, it is all just data, some true, some false, the reality is I have chores to do, my birds are hungry, and since this has been discussed before in several other topics, that is about it , for now.
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Re: HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

Postby Bulkley » 2018-12-31 15:45

Head_on_a_Stick wrote: . . . I don't think https would have stopped them ;)


No, of course not. The spam attack just indicates that there is a lot of malfeasance around. Would https benefit fdn? Probably not. The closest anyone gets to personal data here is screen shots which seem to be rather harmless.
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Re: HTTPS ??? why is there no https to this site ????

Postby delina » 2019-01-02 13:23

I noticed this happen on some other sites also its like the https was just shut off on them recently.
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