Secure Login from Unsecured Public Forum
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Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:02 pm
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Re: Secure Login from Unsecured Public Forum

Post by jsebean » Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:41 am

This, in my opinion, is completely unnecessary. Why is it so hard to simply implement SSL (which is a server configuration thing anyway, not related to phpBB itself) and be done with it.

I'm going to downvote this one, it seems like bloat, this would be best as a mod if that's what you want, as personally, I wouldn't use it. If I wanted SSL, I'd configure my server to use SSL and it would use SSL on the entire site. Considering that most people do not even know how to configure an SSL certificate themselves, and that the most that do are probably more capable of setting up a more complex system like you propose, why does this need to be added to the core?

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Re: Secure Login from Unsecured Public Forum

Post by Oyabun1 » Wed Jun 18, 2014 9:15 am

Unless the channel is secured in some way how will just using HTTPS do anything to stop MITM or any other type of attack?
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