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#1 sebus

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Posted A week ago

Surely not too much to ask to have the server running with SSL

 

Let's Encrypt

#2 Wonko the Sane

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Posted A week ago

 

Surely not too much to ask to have the server running with SSL

 

Let's Encrypt

 

Sure, we exchange lots of sensitive information, I wonder why exactly noone thought of this basic protection.

 

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#3 Blackcrack

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Posted A week ago

clear, there is coming a more impressive Standard as only ssl...
why not use the coming Standard, if we are already thinking about...
then let'z make it right !

Buy a Computer parts with hard and real Money, build it up, buy a Safe,
put it in, drill 3 hole's, stream, Monitor and Network.. and close the Safe ..

and don't let a NSA-Employee in the Room !

(who see the fail ?! )

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#4 Wonko the Sane

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Posted A week ago

buy a Save,

I tried shopping for one, but all they had were safes:wacko: 

https://passnownow.c...-save-and-safe/

http://pediaa.com/di...-safe-and-save/

 

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#5 Blackcrack

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Posted A week ago

---beeeeeep---  wrong, the Network Cable ..

 

(but you're right, Safe.. for put in and make it save..)



#6 sebus

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Posted A week ago

Sorry guys, you lost me with all the metaphors...

 

Lets just get good old tested & working SSL certificate, how about that?



#7 Blackcrack

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Posted A week ago

you be the once who want change that.. .. so.. in my opinion.. nope..

i work in security.. and with ssl can you do also many things..

it was okey in the last years..

and you have also not many posted, why this changing extra for you ?



#8 AnonVendetta

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Posted A week ago

I'll 2nd this but.....I really dont think we need it. The most sensitive info we exchange with the server would be our passwords, not much else. I totally understand SSL being mandatory on say, a banking website, but here not so much. As for reboot.pro having a valid cert....doesn't it already have one?

 

I say, if the NSA wants our booting methods, let them have it.I see no harm in them using GRUB4DOS to power up their supercomputers.



#9 sebus

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Posted A week ago

@Blackcrack,

 

Good luck to your security customers...

 

But I suppose there is really nothing here that is of interest, but to very few



#10 steve6375

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Posted A week ago

A couple of reasons I can think of...

 

1. Chrome now displays a 'not secure' flag on all http:// sites

2. Google ranks http sites lower than https in their search engine results

 

If it is easy to do, I would think it would be worth doing?


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#11 sebus

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Posted A week ago

@steve6375

 

I think nobody cares here



#12 Wonko the Sane

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Posted A week ago

I think nobody cares here


Well, most probably more people would care if the request was actually motivated, at least Steve6375 has given a couple (whether relevant or not being of course up to debate) possible reasons why :good: , you didn't yet.

Example:
Idea  :lightbulb: 
Why not encrypting all attachments with PGP and putting up a server for providing the keys to members only, after 2FA? :dubbio:



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#13 sebus

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Posted A week ago

I am not even getting into debate with Wonko, as I would never win, some people just know it all...



#14 Blackcrack

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Posted A week ago

A couple of reasons I can think of...
 
1. Chrome now displays a 'not secure' flag on all http:// sites
2. Google ranks http sites lower than https in their search engine results
 
If it is easy to do, I would think it would be worth doing?

 
in this options do you have right !
easy coming in and tell "hey, why not ssl" without justifications ,
feels like a children ..  "mama, i want eat...waheeaaaa"
 

Idea :lightbulb:
Why not encrypting all attachments with PGP and putting up a server for providing the keys to members only, after 2FA? :dubbio:

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thumps up *lol* :punk: :fine:

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#15 sebus

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Posted A week ago

You obviously have experience of needing to justify each & every action.

But some actions do not need justification

 

It would be valid suggestion if asking to change the forum colour scheme, but NOT to use SSL in 2019



#16 erwan.l

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Posted A week ago

Guys, I am more than happy to help here.

 

Nowadays, it is possible to get a secured while free cert.

It may also be that our hosting platform provides such a service (to be checked).

 

And, yes, I care :)

 

I'll have a word with Nuno and see if this is something to add on the migration to come.



#17 v77

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Posted A week ago

I too think that SSL would be useful.
This forum is not for discussing cooking...


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#18 Wonko the Sane

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Posted A week ago

This forum is not for discussing cooking...

 

(JFYI):

http://reboot.pro/to...zza-margherita/

 

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