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Is This Secure

by Dariusxx / March 17, 2005 11:41 PM PST

I want to order from a site. Usually there is the message stating that the site is secure and the lock icon on the lower right side of the browser.

This site does not have that. It is supposed to be a paypal site. There is a secure transaction icon on the page itself. Is this a secure site?

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Should be...
by dagger906 / March 18, 2005 12:11 AM PST
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If it's Paypal it should be secure.

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Check if the web site address
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 19, 2005 5:56 AM PST
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starts with https and not just http

If it is not an https address, more than likely it is not secure.


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Before you order, in all cases. . .
by Coryphaeus / March 19, 2005 11:20 AM PST
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Is this secure?
by cherokeebo / March 20, 2005 3:40 AM PST
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Be aware that the PayPal site that is not an https site can be a phishing site.
I always bookmark my sites while on a page after logging in to assure that I have the correct URL and not a bogus one.
I probably get ten phishing emails daily.

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