[Webcom] SSL/TLS misconfigured on osgeo.org?
c.willmes at uni-koeln.de
Fri Jul 29 06:35:00 PDT 2016
Fair point I would not object to delivering the map tiles via SSL. And
thanks for the notification.
But talking of this, can you or someone here explain, why someone want
trivial non-privacy or security relevant information like a maptiles
showing open data to be SSL encrypted?
From my point of view it looks like a waste of CPU cycles. I did not
understand the pro SSL everything campaign by google and others in the
Thanks for help,
Am 29.07.2016 um 15:02 schrieb Mark Johnson:
> Hi Webcom
> We have been using http://vmap0.tiles.osgeo.org/wms/vmap0 on one of
> our pages for years. The Federal government is now requiring us to
> move everything to https.
> Unfortunately, when I try to load
> https://vmap0.tiles.osgeo.org/wms/vmap0, both Chrome and Firefox
> complain. Here's the Chrome error message:
> Your connection is not private
> Attackers might be trying to steal your information
> from*vmap0.tiles.osgeo.org*(for example, passwords, messages, or
> credit cards).
> I'm sure I'm not the only one that will have this problem as the web
> moves to https.
> Mark Johnson
> Staff Scientist
> National Center for Biotechnology Information
> Bethesda, MD
> mjohnson at ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
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