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Rof - "connection is not secure"
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Gravitas? What Gravitas?
Posted - 20 March 2017 11:53
Every time I log in from work (ahem, *waves at IT*) I get a warning message from Firefox saying my connection is not secure, and the explanation says that someone could be hacking my account and or nicking my password.

Now, personally, I use a nonny and a unique password so I'm not really that arsed, and we know rof is technologically backward, but what is going on here?

Am I being hacked? Is Teclis doing the hacking?
saoirse99
Posted - 20 March 2017 11:55
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yes teclis is hacking u from his desk in cheltenham

bd is throwing paper aeroplanes at the back of his head that say "come on, m8, it's 5 o'clock somewhere!"
Gravitas? What Gravitas?
Posted - 20 March 2017 12:40
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So is this just me then?
#pullingoutisnthealthcare
Posted - 20 March 2017 12:42
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It's Firefox

Hilaires too innit
Bright Carver
Posted - 20 March 2017 12:44
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Does the back interface socket of your hard drive smell of Molton Brown?
rogermellie
Posted - 20 March 2017 12:45
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any site that doesn't begin https is not secure
that said don't assume all https are secure
just turn the nag off
pancake humper
Posted - 20 March 2017 12:53
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Chrome will give you the same warning if you click the i in the URL bar. The next release of Chrome is going to start warning you more prominently about it.

It means there's no security against someone snooping on the traffic between the user and RoF, or that another site could hijack and pretend to be RoF to your computer.

Theoretically at least, I wouldn't worry about it as far as a tiny site like this goes.
sporting_zucchini
Posted - 20 March 2017 13:11
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I get this with firefox. Is it a warning that the Russkies are monitoring RoF?

another site pretending to be RoF could be as funny as RoF used to be so the difference would be easy to spot