Re: wi-fi security?
On Tue, 1 Sep 2009 09:07:34 +0300
Andrei Popescu <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Mon,31.Aug.09, 18:10:24, Celejar wrote:
> > "Google did not explain why using this new feature was so important,"
> > Perry said. "This gives people who routinely log in to Gmail beginning
> > with an https:// session a false sense of security, because they think
> > they're secure but they're really not.""
> I just checked and I found I had set this (probably since the first time
> I noticed it).
> Next to the setting is a link to
> which among others says:
> "Please note that selecting 'Always use https' will prevent you from
> accessing Gmail via HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol). In addition, it
> may make Gmail a bit slower. If you trust the security of your network,
> you can turn this feature off at any time."
> I can imagine all but the paranoid users (like me ;) actually activating
> this after reading the paragraph above.
Do you mean "I CAN'T imagine"? Anyway, I immediately activate "Always
use https" after reading the articles I cited; I guess I'm paranoid,
like you ;)
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