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Is it just me?

Discussion in 'Spyderco' started by The Deacon, May 4, 2019.

  1. chrisinhove

    chrisinhove

    62
    Jan 31, 2014
    Same problem for me.

    On my second bottle already.
     
  2. ucfgrad93

    ucfgrad93

    372
    Dec 13, 2017
    I can’t get on either.
     
  3. bearfacedkiller

    bearfacedkiller

    Jan 23, 2014
    Not working for me either.

    I guess I’ll continue being productive today. ;)
     
  4. insta9ves

    insta9ves

    Apr 3, 2007
    Hi Sal,

    I saw Kristi's note that SSL is being disabled. Please note that by doing this all traffic through forums is unencrypted, INCLUDING PII(personal identifiable info) and sensitive data i.e. username, email and password. You should add in your notice that until the SSL issue is fixed, the forums user should not attempt to login to their account, or perform any action that would send sensitive/personal info through the site. This is important as your company could be subjected to a lot of liabilities because this is considered a data breach.
     
  5. Chris "Anagarika"

    Chris "Anagarika"

    Mar 7, 2001
    While I agree that giving warning is educational and better be there, anyone sending sensitive information without SSL is doing so at own’s risk. It has been always a good health check on the security before doing so.
     
  6. Ankerson

    Ankerson Knife and Computer Geek Platinum Member Gold Member

    Nov 2, 2002

    Same here.
     
  7. insta9ves

    insta9ves

    Apr 3, 2007
    A large percentage of population(maybe 99+%) doesn't even know about this though, so it's generally a good advise even if it serves to educate people more on basic security to protect their info. While not really applicable to the forums, the main www site is an ecommerce site and if they are taking credit card transaction, they need to be PCI compliant. This would be considered a breach if the same issue would happen on their ecommerce site, which some forum users may also use.
     
    Chris "Anagarika" likes this.
  8. jazzz

    jazzz

    428
    Feb 1, 2009
    Can anyone get on the forum yet? I can’t. It’s been days.
     
  9. Chris "Anagarika"

    Chris "Anagarika"

    Mar 7, 2001
    The main site is not affected. It seems we’re looking at it from different angles but actually we’re in agreement. ;)

    Yes, if you can live without SSL for time being.
     
  10. sgt1372

    sgt1372 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Oct 16, 2018
    Got into the forum site yesterday and today using Windows 7 w/Firefox.

    However, when I enter my password, I do get a popup telling me that the site is NOT secure. Get a the lock w/a slash through it in the web address which confirms this. On the other hand, the main Spyderco website (where you can place an order for knives) is not so affected. I do not get a "not secure" warning and the there's a little green lock (w/o a slash) shown next to the web address for that.

    So, the sites apparently operate separately even though they use the same username and password for both.
     
    Last edited: May 8, 2019
  11. Chinook3

    Chinook3

    52
    Jun 21, 2015
    I’m having withdrawal from the forum being down. Anyone else?
     
  12. attila.

    attila. Gold Member Gold Member

    140
    Oct 7, 2012
    Yup. I kinda like not having the forum available for a while. I haven't been worried about missing a sprint announcement.
     
  13. Skidoosh

    Skidoosh Basic Member Basic Member

    154
    Sep 21, 2016
    I have this fear that K390 is being discussed without me.
     
  14. TomAiello

    TomAiello

    19
    Jun 10, 2013
    Is there a work around to see it? Using a browser that lets you view it without SSL? Or is there no traffic anyway because most people aren't able to get in?
     
  15. sliceofaloha

    sliceofaloha Gold Member Gold Member

    421
    Oct 4, 2018
    I'm able to access the Spyderco forums through Safari now, no issue.
     
  16. Chris "Anagarika"

    Chris "Anagarika"

    Mar 7, 2001
    SSL is back. I can access too.
     
    jpm2, Wharn and Blues like this.
  17. Halfneck

    Halfneck Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 30, 2005
    Well I went to log in and password was incorrect. Tried a few variations I use - all incorrect. So I decide to say screw it and reset my password. Hit reset, yet I am not receiving an email to reset it. Nothing in the inbox, nothing in the spam folder, so I am unable to log in.
     

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