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billclo16 Nov 2023 7:27 p.m. PST

I am seeing an warning that the site is not secure (it doesn't appear that https is enabled or being used)? I don't recall seeing this before.

Personal logo Saber6 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian16 Nov 2023 8:12 p.m. PST

It is a browser 'thing'

All modern browsers 'expect' SSL (https) and 'complain' when it is not there. http is still a viable standard and works.

Stryderg16 Nov 2023 8:17 p.m. PST

The site uses HTTP, so your requests and the webpages returned are all sent in clear text. So, potentially, anyone performing a man in the middle attack could read anything you send or receive from this site.

I would hope that you are using a different password for this site and your banking sites. If that's the case, you're good. If not, you probably need to change your banking site passwords.

Chrome (and probably other browsers) have been trying to nudge everyone into using HTTPS, whether it makes sense or not.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian16 Nov 2023 11:47 p.m. PST

I hate to spend money for https when we don't really need it, but it would make the warning messages go away.

rustymusket17 Nov 2023 5:16 a.m. PST

My security provider finally lists TMP as a safe site to go to. It did not at first.

billclo18 Nov 2023 3:12 a.m. PST

Okay, that makes sense. Stryderg, yes I am now using unique passwords, so if TMP gets hacked, it won't compromise my logins elsewhere.

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