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AlaskaGuy

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09-21-2018 06:49 PM

I use Bitdefenders Internet Security software. The is the alert I received.

”An attempt to send your password unencrypted was about to occur on lumberjocks.com. We blocked the connection to stop your private data from being exposed and tampered with.”

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!


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diverlloyd

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#1 posted 09-21-2018 06:52 PM

Why does be matter you shouldn’t be using the same password on a forum that you use for your actual personal information.

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AlaskaGuy

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#2 posted 09-21-2018 07:01 PM



Why does be matter you shouldn t be using the same password on a forum that you use for your actual personal information.

- diverlloyd

I’m not a dummy. I have a different password for all my stuff everywhere. I just though you all might want to know. I applozige for bothering you. Have a good day.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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jbay

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#3 posted 09-21-2018 07:18 PM

Thanks AG,
I know you’re trying to help others.
If nothing else, It may remind somebody to change their password if they haven’t for a while.

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EarlS

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#4 posted 09-21-2018 07:21 PM

Just goes to show that the malware out there is trying to grab any and everything it can. Thanks for the reminder to keep my Norton security up to date.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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AlaskaGuy

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#5 posted 09-21-2018 07:27 PM



Thanks AG,
I know you re trying to help others.
If nothing else, It may remind somebody to change their password if they haven t for a while.

- jbay


Just goes to show you “no good deed goes unpunished” lol

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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waho6o9

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#6 posted 09-21-2018 07:42 PM

Good to know, thanks!

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diverlloyd

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#7 posted 09-21-2018 07:44 PM


Why does be matter you shouldn t be using the same password on a forum that you use for your actual personal information.

- diverlloyd
I m not a dummy. I have a different password for all my stuff everywhere. I just though you all might want to know. I applozige for bothering you. Have a good day.

- AlaskaGuy


Your not bothering me but it’s kind of like the whole alder comments you guys are beating a dead horse. There have been numerous threads with this site is unsecure they need to change it blah blah blah. Like this one that already explains it http://lumberjocks.com/topics/256769 . No one called you a dummy so don’t be so quick to be defensive.

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lumbering_on

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#8 posted 09-21-2018 07:45 PM

As this site isn’t HTPPS, yet over-zealous anti-virus software is going to do this from time to time. I also use Bitdefender, and it used to do it a lot, but I just added this site to the ‘exclusions’ and no more issues.

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AlaskaGuy

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#9 posted 09-21-2018 07:47 PM



As this site isn t HTPPS, yet over-zealous anti-virus software is going to do this from time to time. I also use Bitdefender, and it used to do it a lot, but I just added this site to the exclusions and no more issues.

- lumbering_on

I’ve had Bitdefenders for several years now and this is the first time for this site.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#10 posted 09-21-2018 08:52 PM

Your not bothering me but it s kind of like the whole alder comments you guys are beating a dead horse.

- diverlloyd

Don’t be an alder hater… You should respect your alders, everyone knows that.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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diverlloyd

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#11 posted 09-21-2018 09:35 PM


Your not bothering me but it s kind of like the whole alder comments you guys are beating a dead horse.

- diverlloyd

Don t be an alder hater… You should respect your alders, everyone knows that.

- Smitty_Cabinetshop


Poor horse.

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Rich

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#12 posted 09-21-2018 09:40 PM

Your not bothering me but it s kind of like the whole alder comments you guys are beating a dead horse.

- diverlloyd

Don t be an alder hater… You should respect your alders, everyone knows that.

- Smitty_Cabinetshop

Some people would rather hang around with the nubbies and talk about the weather and what they had for lunch than discuss real woodworking topics.

-- Half of what we read or hear about finishing is right. We just don’t know which half! — Bob Flexner

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Rick S.

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#13 posted 09-24-2018 01:12 AM


I use Bitdefenders Internet Security software. The is the alert I received.

”An attempt to send your password unencrypted was about to occur on lumberjocks.com. We blocked the connection to stop your private data from being exposed and tampered with.”

- AlaskaGuy
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Thanks for the warning AG! Much Appreciated! I use Avast AntiVirus and have received similar Notices from them , but just that they Blocked it. They also mention the Missing “HTTP and/or The SSL” and they put a Permanent “Not Secure” ih front of the Web Address

I use the same Password for Some Sites as Avast also remembers them for me and I can change them whenever I want to.

I don’t understand why Anyone would Bitch about your Post. Your trying to WARN/HELP guys about a possible Danger and they’re Whining about it? Go Figure!!

Thanks Again Buddy: Rick S.

-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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Rick S.

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#14 posted 09-24-2018 01:18 AM

Your not bothering me but it s kind of like the whole alder comments you guys are beating a dead horse.

- diverlloyd


Some people would rather hang around with the nubbies and talk about the weather and what they had for lunch than discuss real woodworking topics.

- Rich
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On the Button Rich! Or…. They should just shut the H&% UP!

Rick S.

-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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Rick S.

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#15 posted 09-24-2018 01:25 AM

NO “HTTP or SSL” is Bad Enough but why are they now putting My Replies INSIDE the Block Quotes that I’m Replying to.

-- (Rick S.)... "Don't Worry About What People Think! They Don't Do It Very Often Anyway!"

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