"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Discuss Cooking Community Forums > Forum Admin: Tech Support & Announcements
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-21-2016, 11:01 PM   #1
Executive Chef
 
Kaneohegirlinaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Gateway to the Grand Canyon, wishing I was back home in Hawaii
Posts: 2,634
I Just Noticed ...

... That Discuss Cooking is NOT a secure website ... Hmmm, should I be concerned about that?
SHOULD DC be a secure site?
Maybe the DC admin team could expand on this?

__________________

__________________
My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert ~ Wait, What? This Isn't Hawaii?
https://mykitcheninthemiddleofthedesert.wordpress.com/
Kaneohegirlinaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2016, 11:27 PM   #2
Head Chef
 
Caslon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Ring of fire. So. Calif.
Posts: 2,149
No money transactions going on here. In that regard, it's not safe. No money transactions going on here.

"Secure" is a relative term. I'm sure the hosting server has safeguards in place.
__________________

__________________
Caslon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-22-2016, 02:22 AM   #3
Master Chef
 
Cooking Goddess's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Body in MA ~ Heart in OH
Posts: 9,573
Would that make DC an insecure site? We'd better talk nice and not say anything to embarrass it... And for heaven's sake, DON'T say anything about it looking like it put a few pounds on. After all, this IS a cooking forum.


Seriously, though, just checked with my IT guy, Himself. The basic difference between secure and unsecured site is that a secure site will encrypt the information while it is in transmission from the computer to the server. Doesn't make your laptop or the server any less secure than it ever was before. It's just some bug Google got up its butt to start identifying websites as such in the address bar.
__________________
"Cooking is the art of adjustment." ~~~Jacques Pépin

"A dream is a festival of lights within your mind." ~~~ Joan Walsh Anglund
Cooking Goddess is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2017, 10:01 PM   #4
Executive Chef
 
Kaneohegirlinaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Gateway to the Grand Canyon, wishing I was back home in Hawaii
Posts: 2,634
Hmmm, and so DC went "secure" a whiles back and I just noticed the other day, it is no longer.
Mods, Admin, can you fill us in on the matter please?
MIA (Mahalo in advance )
__________________
My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert ~ Wait, What? This Isn't Hawaii?
https://mykitcheninthemiddleofthedesert.wordpress.com/
Kaneohegirlinaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2017, 11:22 PM   #5
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,303
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneohegirlinaz View Post
Hmmm, and so DC went "secure" a whiles back and I just noticed the other day, it is no longer.
Mods, Admin, can you fill us in on the matter please?
MIA (Mahalo in advance )
That is a technical question for the Help Desk, our Mod/Admin team run the face of DC, not the programming.
__________________
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2017, 03:03 PM   #6
Executive Chef
 
Kaneohegirlinaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Gateway to the Grand Canyon, wishing I was back home in Hawaii
Posts: 2,634
How can I forward this question to the tech-y people?
So sorry, I thought that I had posted this in the Tech Support forum, could you point me to right path?
MIA (mahalo in advance)
__________________
My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert ~ Wait, What? This Isn't Hawaii?
https://mykitcheninthemiddleofthedesert.wordpress.com/
Kaneohegirlinaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2017, 03:07 PM   #7
Executive Chef
 
Kaneohegirlinaz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Gateway to the Grand Canyon, wishing I was back home in Hawaii
Posts: 2,634
Account login Security change

I thought DC was now a secure site, but I see recently that is is no longer.
__________________
My Kitchen In The Middle Of The Desert ~ Wait, What? This Isn't Hawaii?
https://mykitcheninthemiddleofthedesert.wordpress.com/
Kaneohegirlinaz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2017, 03:10 PM   #8
Chef Extraordinaire
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Park Drive Bar/Grill Los Angeles
Posts: 10,183
I can Google all of you!
__________________
roadfix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2017, 04:06 PM   #9
Ogress Supreme
 
PrincessFiona60's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 36,303
Use the "Contact Us" link on the blue bar at the bottom of this page.
__________________
“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” - Albert Einstein
PrincessFiona60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-2017, 07:27 PM   #10
Certifiable Executive Chef
 
Janet H's Avatar
Site Administrator
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Pacific NW
Posts: 3,378
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kaneohegirlinaz View Post
Account login Security change

I thought DC was now a secure site, but I see recently that is is no longer.
The login pages where you enter password and account info are secure (https). The alerts you are seeing have to do with http vs. https.

Many browsers now alert you to a simple http page so that you can make a decision about whether or not you want to enter account info there.

Most site pages do not ask you for account info and so they are still http pages (hence the alert).
__________________

__________________
Forget love... I'd rather fall in chocolate!
Janet H is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.