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Author Topic: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?  (Read 681 times)

Deozaan

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DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« on: July 03, 2020, 01:21 PM »
I've noticed lately that Brave (Chrome) is telling me the site is "Not Secure" when I'm viewing any posts/threads on the site.

DonationCoder - Not Secure.png

It seems that maybe some content is being loaded without HTTPS on thread pages?

EDIT: I'm mentioning this more in response to mouser's recent-ish attempts to force HTTPS site-wide than an actual concern about the "security" of my connection/data on the site.
« Last Edit: July 03, 2020, 02:18 PM by Deozaan »

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2020, 01:37 PM »
Some of the smiley buttons of the Quick Reply editor have http url's, while most of the other resources are on https url's. The current browser generations have deemed all http links to be "Not Secure", FWIW.

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2020, 01:53 PM »
I'm not really concerned about the site being actually insecure and leaking important details. I just figured I should bring this up so mouser can fix it. Thanks for pinpointing the problem. Should make it really easy for mouser to fix.

* Deozaan cracks the whip at mouser. ;D

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2020, 01:57 PM »
Some of the smiley buttons of the Quick Reply editor have http url's, while most of the other resources are on https url's. The current browser generations have deemed all http links to be "Not Secure", FWIW.

Not only that, some are becoming even more strict regarding HTTPS traffic (images/scripts) that did not originate from the same domain.

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2020, 07:03 PM »
The smileys and emojis should all be https.. However the images in people's signatures or links to external websites may be http..

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2020, 12:00 AM »
When I right-click an emoji and click "Inspect" to view the page source, they are using HTTP and not HTTPS.

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2020, 12:09 AM »
* Deozaan cracks the whip at mouser. ;D

No, no. Only his wife is allowed to do that.
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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2020, 02:32 AM »
The smileys and emojis should all be https.. However the images in people's signatures or links to external websites may be http..
Well, the smileys are https when displayed in a post, but not in the Quick Reply editor. Or the Preview/Full blown message/reply editor. The layout button-icons are https, but not the 'toolbar' of smileys, just above the editor surface.

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2020, 09:30 AM »
ah interesting, i shall fix!

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2020, 09:09 PM »
I just remembered this was a problem and can verify it is fixed. Not sure how long ago you fixed it, but thanks for doing so!

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Re: DC website is "Not Secure" when viewing threads?
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2020, 09:50 PM »
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