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Old 08-27-2019, 11:13 PM
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Upgrade to https?


I noticed that this website is using http, which means all forms, username/password are sent in cleartext to the server. A hacker can sniff the traffic and obtain the username and password quite easily.

An SSL certificate (https) is easy to obtain and it encrypts all traffic so sniffing isn't possible. Let's Encrypt is a non-profit certificate authority that's popular among server admins and provides free certificate. Popular linux distros such as debian and centos even have built-in python scripts (certbot) to automate the process, which only takes seconds.

I host my own websites so I'm kinda experienced with these stuff. I'm happy to help with the process.
Name, Species, Years owned, Reason

Suckers, lovebird , 2013 - 2013, rehomed

Scout, cockatiel , 2018-2019, flew away

Kiwi, pineapple GCC , 2019 - 2019, don't sleep with your babie

Apple, turquoise GCC , 2019-Present, bonded to Beastie.

Beastie, pineapple GCC , 2019-Present, bonded to Apple

Last edited by quackerz; 08-27-2019 at 11:20 PM.
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