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Old 16 May 2017, 08:45 AM   #16
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From an end-user perspective the most important thing is to be sure the password you use for these forums is not used for any other accounts. The fact that it's likely that many folks don't follow that advice makes the forum a rather attractive target. I follow it, and have for many years.
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Old 19 May 2017, 10:07 PM   #17
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Authentication != encryption. Another point raised in that discussion is that an SSL certificate only proves that you're on the site that the URL says you're on; a link could point you to www.еmаіІdіѕсuѕѕіоnѕ.соm and you wouldn't know (from the URL or the certificate) that it isn't this site (apart from the "w", "m", "d" and "." characters, all the characters in that link are Cyrillic; goodness knows where, if anywhere, that link leads).
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