Anybody know about secure payment things on online shops?

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by therealbigdizzle, Nov 21, 2009.

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  1. Hi

    Im trying to buy something on Drop Zone supplies ( ) and when I go to the payment bit, the top of the page says it's on their "Secure Server" (with a padlock picture) and there is also the "Geotrust 128 bit SSL" logo on the page.

    Now, normally, when using secure pages in Firefox, a Padlock appears at the bottom right of the screen. It's there, but on this page it has an (!) on top of it, and the detail states:

    Simple question... are my card details safe when using this site?
  2. Bad CO

    Bad CO LE Admin Reviews Editor Gallery Guru

    Almost certainly some part of the site is using an http connection rather than an https one. Normally this happens when they forget to change the URL for images. If you use "View>Page Source" you could actually look through and find the problem.

    In summary, chances are that your card details are secure but probably not worth the risk.