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Website Not Secure? [cannot erase from search logs]

Postby Georgesaker69 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 4:41 am

I don’t know if anyone else has this issue, but when I type in the url for the forum, Apple warns me the “Website Not Secure!”and it is highlited in red in my search bar. I didn’t think much of it since I’ve been using the forum for a few years now and I know it’s a safe sight. However I have noticed since this started happening I can’t clear WWGFA from my seeech history. I clear all my history for whenever and it all clears except for this sight. Anyone know what’s going on or having similar issues?
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Re: Website Not Secure?

Postby Rommeltje » Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:42 am

Odd that you can't clear it from your history. But I'm not sure that's due to the website security.

It is true that you get a security warning if you put https in front of the url (https://www.wwgfa.info) but it shouldn't happen if you do it without (http://www.wwgfa.info). (Click on each url to see the difference.)
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Re: Website Not Secure? [cannot erase from search logs]

Postby SexySurgical » Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:49 am

Yeah, https:// (SSL) connections have become the standard in recent years, we don't have the means to get on that train. Real sensitive data (bank details, addresses) should best be exchanged via e-mail.
Nevertheless, a secure connection only covers what goes back and forth, not database breaches or server hacks/infecions. Unlikely we'll be targets though.

As for the search history: try shutting down your computer, then restarting after 40+ mins when the RAM memory has fully flushed itself. Just a suggestions, weird occurence although it does ring a bell somewhere... to be continued...?
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Re: Website Not Secure? [cannot erase from search logs]

Postby KDS144 » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:08 pm

I use private browsing on Safari to avoid history issues. Seems to work.
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