Logon threat warning

Discussion in 'Forum Techie Questions And Suggestions' started by Stinger22, Oct 4, 2020.

  1. JohnHurley

    JohnHurley Rock and Roll

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    As noted already yeah it gets dicey mixing secure and http ... the easy geek answer is no forum / web server / etc should support or allow http requests anymore. Its not hard to configure that these days ...

    But then you get faced with people/customers with old machines / browsers etc ... who cannot get in ...
     
  2. Griff

    Griff Chief Cook And Bottle Washer
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    That's a WAY bigger problem than it might seem at first.
     
  3. Stinger22

    Stinger22 Blues Newbie

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    So I got another email alert in my Windows mail about a response to a thread and the link in that email back to the forum is http. Hovering the mouse over it the link is displayed as http and of course clicking leads to that unsecured forum homepage. I would assume that link info is being sent from the forum software. I think all my devices are logging into https now from the bookmarks.
     
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  4. ronico

    ronico rainyislandblues

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    Yeah so think I'm in the secure zone now but wondering how to change my password without losing contact completely? Forgot password maybe for a reset? Hang the hackers and spammers...
     
  5. PapaRaptor

    PapaRaptor The Central Scrutinizer
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    That should work, but try this first. Your forum password and your user account are linked. This is how I changed mine a few months ago.
    https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/members/my-profile/change-password/
     
  6. ronico

    ronico rainyislandblues

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    Thanks Papa will try that. If I disappear you'll know it went sideways!LOL Then back in another incarnation or sumting!:unsure:
     
  7. ronico

    ronico rainyislandblues

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    Eureka!!! I'm baaaack! Thanks so glad it didn't turn into a gong show...(y)
     
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