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Re: [SCA-Archery] Re: SCA

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  • Mackenzie Morgan
    HTTPS is HTTP with SSL (encryption). Check for the little lock in your browser. For banking and some email providers, an advanced version may be available so
    Message 1 of 13 , Nov 15, 2012
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      HTTPS is HTTP with SSL (encryption). Check for the little lock in your browser.  For banking and some email providers, an advanced version may be available so that when you click on the lock in your address bar, it tells you what company owns the site you are visiting, not just that some unknown person bought encryption. For example, Chrome shows the lock in green on login.yahoo.com.

      Also check that the site you're visiting is the site you think it is. That means check the URL. Read the URL in the address bar all the way to the slash before you start typing any credentials.

      is not the same as

      If there's no little lock, anyone on the network can snoop your password as you send it.

      If there's a little lock, but it's the wrong site, congratulations, you're doing the same as mailing a blank check to the unscrupulous next-door-neighbor of the person to whom you owed the money.

      On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 2:30 PM, Karl W. Evoy <kweancel@...> wrote:


      And what is this exactly?
      Ancel
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2012 2:04 PM
      Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: SCA

       

      If people make sure they sign in HTTPS it would help, but a lot of folks do not check the link and so they get
      phished.

    • Debbie Coyle
      Yahoo’s email password account was hacked last July, which “led to approximately 450,000 account logins and passwords being revealed online in plain
      Message 2 of 13 , Nov 15, 2012
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        Yahoo’s email password account was hacked last July, which “led to  approximately 450,000 account logins and passwords being revealed online in plain text”.

         

        So lots of SCA groups are being hit by spam from folks with Yahoo email accounts, as this one was.

         

        -=-Lynnette

         

        From: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mackenzie Morgan
        Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:38 AM
        To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] RE: SCA

         

         

        What's with everyone's accounts being hacked this month? So many of these on so many SCA lists...

      • JonThomme De Claydon
        A good reason to change your password now. JT On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:15 PM, Debbie Coyle ... -- In service to the dream Baron Jon Thomme Gold is for the
        Message 3 of 13 , Nov 15, 2012
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          A good reason to change your password now.
          JT

          On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 12:15 PM, Debbie Coyle <damelynnette@...> wrote:
           

          Yahoo’s email password account was hacked last July, which “led to  approximately 450,000 account logins and passwords being revealed online in plain text”.

           

          So lots of SCA groups are being hit by spam from folks with Yahoo email accounts, as this one was.

           

          -=-Lynnette

           

          From: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Mackenzie Morgan
          Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:38 AM
          To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
          Subject: Re: [SCA-Archery] RE: SCA

           

           

          What's with everyone's accounts being hacked this month? So many of these on so many SCA lists...




          --
          In service to the dream

          Baron Jon Thomme

          Gold is for the mistress
          Silver for the maid
          Copper for the craftsman cunning in his trade.
          "Good" said the Baron sitting in his hall,
          But iron, cold iron is master of them all.
          R. Kipling
        • Steven Casort
          password changed.   Yahoo won t let me use https: In Service Ihon MacLucas CAID Minister of Archers aka Steve Casort password changed. Yahoo won t let me use
          Message 4 of 13 , Nov 16, 2012
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            password changed.
             
            Yahoo won't let me use https:

            In Service
            Ihon MacLucas
            CAID Minister of Archers
            aka Steve Casort
          • Sheldon the Just
            Greetings Yahoo lets me use https to login. Try using : https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?&.src=ym Also, another way spammers get into accounts, is
            Message 5 of 13 , Nov 17, 2012
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              Greetings

              Yahoo lets me use https to login. Try using :
              https://login.yahoo.com/config/login_verify2?&.src=ym

              Also, another way spammers get into accounts, is when passwords are words that can appears in a dictionary.

              It helps if your password has letters, numbers and special characters, such as  ( &*%

              Regards
              Sheldon the Just

              --- On Fri, 11/16/12, Steven Casort <ihon_macl@...> wrote:

              From: Steven Casort <ihon_macl@...>
              Subject: [SCA-Archery] Re: SCA
              To: SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com
              Date: Friday, November 16, 2012, 7:50 PM



              password changed.
               
              Yahoo won't let me use https:

              In Service
              Ihon MacLucas
              CAID Minister of Archers
              aka Steve Casort


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