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Increased site security
« on: September 01, 2017, 10:35:25 »
Folks,

A quick note to let you know that all sites (Army.ca, Navy.ca, Air-Force.ca, and Milner.ca) now default to secure mode using SSL.

This change means that email addresses, passwords, posts, etc. are encrypted in transit between your decvice and my server.

If you have any problems please let me know.


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Mike

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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2017, 16:44:28 »
Government Mcafee said your a security risk, but did not stop me. 

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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2017, 20:57:19 »
Government Mcafee said your a security risk, but did not stop me.

Should be less of a risk now than before, as all data is encrypted. Unless the risk is that they can't tell what you're doing any more. :)

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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2017, 08:35:54 »
Mike, maybe McAfee meant you  were a risk, not the site.   :whistle:

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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #4 on: September 07, 2017, 09:49:49 »
Mike, maybe McAfee meant you  were a risk, not the site.   :whistle:

Well that would be disappointing.

That they are starting to catch on, that is.

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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2017, 09:57:35 »
I am periodically getting this msg instead of a page from this site:

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Can’t connect securely to this page
This might be because the site uses outdated or unsafe TLS security settings. If this keeps happening, try contacting the website’s owner.
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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2017, 15:27:05 »
Interesting, I haven't seen that, but I wonder if you get that message when the site is overloaded or unavailable, in lieu of a more general message. I believe that's an Internet Explorer message, anyone seeing security warnings from other browsers as well?

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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2017, 16:08:54 »
Interesting, I haven't seen that, but I wonder if you get that message when the site is overloaded or unavailable, in lieu of a more general message. I believe that's an Internet Explorer message, anyone seeing security warnings from other browsers as well?

Nope.

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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #8 on: October 01, 2017, 09:12:28 »
Interesting, I haven't seen that, but I wonder if you get that message when the site is overloaded or unavailable, in lieu of a more general message. I believe that's an Internet Explorer message, anyone seeing security warnings from other browsers as well?

I have been using Microsoft Edge for the past few months, and have run into that a few times.  It may be due to site overload, or perhaps on my end with bandwidth....May have to switch back to Chrome.  :dunno:
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Re: Increased site security
« Reply #9 on: October 01, 2017, 12:54:48 »
I have been using Microsoft Edge for the past few months, and have run into that a few times.  It may be due to site overload, or perhaps on my end with bandwidth....May have to switch back to Chrome.  :dunno: