[cap-talk] Posters on Polaris and Petnames
Karp, Alan H
alan.karp at hp.com
Wed Jul 6 16:58:06 EDT 2005
Jed Donnelley wrote:
> I was amazed when I saw your chart indicating that US Bank, PayPal,
> and eBay don't use SSL on their default login page. Why in the world
> not I wonder? The only possibility that comes to mind is to
> save users
> the cost of linking to an SSL protected page for the login. Wow.
> Many of the personal IDs and passwords for US Bank and PayPal
> and AOL customers fly across the Internet in clear text???
It's not that bad. Do a View Source. You'll see that the POST of your
password is done with https.
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