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Is it secure or not?

Firefox 3 allowed me to grant an exception on a self-signed SSL certificate for The connection is crypted… But it seems Firefox does not realize it


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Anonymous 2008-06-26 00:15:13

True, “Not encrypted” is

True, “Not encrypted” is wrong, and “partially encrypted” would better describe the connection.

But because the browser gets the images/css through a plaintext link, a lot of information can/will leak:

So, it may well be a lot safer to just encrypt the whole connection. So mutch so, that I can even understand firefox reports it as ‘not encrypted’.

(I’m with you on the stupid ‘do you really wan tot connect to the scammers that didn’t pay big bucks to ssl cert providers, though)