[ILUG] [ot] secure sites
ivan at ivankelly.net
Thu Nov 1 09:01:08 GMT 2001
general the padlock indicates that your using a https ssl server. if the
lock isn't there, anything you send isn't encrypted meaning anyone can
intercept your credit card number etc.
On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 06:11:10PM +0000, decdelmur at iol.ie wrote:
> does anybody know whether it is possible or even likely for a site to be secure
> even though it doesnt have the padlock or key symbol in ie or netscape. Was
> looking at a banks online service for someone earlier and it didnt't have it,
> there weren't any frames so that wasn't affecting it.
> Any THoughts
> Declan de Lacy Murphy
> <a href="http://www.computingcreativity.com">www.computingcreativity.com</a>
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