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Offline sickrd

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This site is not secure?
« on: February 08, 2019, 01:30:07 AM »
This site I just realized is not secure, did anyone else realize this?   I think someone has been sniffing packets going in and out of this server.   I just received an email from someone stating they had hacked my pc. I went back through ever service I use online and realized this site is not running HTTPS but HTTP.   That means any userid/password combination can be viewed externally to this server.


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Re: This site is not secure?
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2019, 06:04:30 AM »
Make sure you use https when you log in . That sorts it i am sure. Barrie will be along to confirm soon i am sure he has this all sorted he is the expert than runs it all

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Re: This site is not secure?
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2019, 09:10:01 AM »
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Re: This site is not secure?
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2019, 10:24:05 AM »
Site is secure at https and, as in the past, I have asked every user to access the site using https. If you have old short cuts/bookmarks etc that are http replace them with https. I will try to create a "force" http to https for the future. If you click the "i" button by the https in the browser it may tell you the site is not "fully" secure. This is because we have over 50,000 images stored on the server that were uploaded over the years at http. There may be a way I can change all these but many were uploaded via third party image hosting companies
and it may be very time consuming to sort this. Suffice to say that if you use https to log in then your info is encrypted and safe. Dont worry, hackers cannot find your NOS 2R9 barrels or pipes  :P :P :P

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