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Heroes Community > Turban Tribunal > Thread: Secure connection
Thread: Secure connection
Sokoro
Sokoro

Tavern Dweller
posted April 18, 2017 04:00 PM

Secure connection

why is the website not using secure connection when loggin user in?

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Zenofex
Zenofex


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Kreegan-atheist
posted April 18, 2017 07:49 PM

Because it's using HTTP, not HTTPS. Why would you need to encrypt something which you would ultimately post in a public game forum anyway?

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Sokoro
Sokoro

Tavern Dweller
posted April 18, 2017 07:57 PM

because i dont want others to see my password? or is that not affected?
I dunno, it was just some message from firefox, it whined about the input not being secured.

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Zenofex
Zenofex


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Kreegan-atheist
posted April 18, 2017 08:02 PM

Firefox just states that the forum does not use SSL (the S from HTTPS), that's all. People on the forum won't see your password. You have reasons to worry only if you connect via some insecure wireless hotspot, otherwise few people will bother stealing your credentials to a place this.  

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fred79
fred79


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posted April 18, 2017 08:19 PM

except maybe skeleton_king or herry.

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