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Old 01-07-2019, 03:04 PM   #1
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Are there any plans to implement https (or get it working again)?

Not a lot of personal info at risk here but we are submitting passwords at login. A serious website that doesn't offer https connections is a rarity these days.

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Old 01-12-2019, 05:12 AM   #2
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I think I only worry about a site not having a SSL cert if I'm buying from them online; I don't know whether a repeat subscription to Subsim counts as such...
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Old 01-18-2019, 05:50 PM   #3
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I don't see no SSL as a deal breaker here on SubSim even if my ISP or "the 5 Eyes" can intercept my posts. However, for those that use similar logons on other sites (I know, they have been told umpteen times not to do this), someone being able to snag logon credentials being sent in the clear could contribute to a compromised account somewhere else.
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I don't understand all of this anyway, so the only way I feel more relaxed about things is not to do any business online which requires me to divulge my main credi/debit card numbers; we keep a separate bank account for buying stuff on ebay which never has much money in it... only £30 or so at the most.

I don't keep any money in my business or personal Paypal accounts either

But if people want to steal my identity well I think they'll probably have plenty of other ways to do that... and in the UK our banks are obliged to refund any funds fraudulently removed from your account just so long as you haven't been reckless over security
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