Firefox is testing marking any page that sends passwords over HTTP as insecure

Firefox is testing marking any page that sends passwords over HTTP as insecure


A huge, but simple change in the latest Firefox Nightly build is a great step forward for the Web. The browser now marks sites that show password fields but aren’t sent over HTTPS as insecure. A warning, with crossed out lock will appear in the address bar and explain that your credentials may be compromised if sent. Firefox explaining why not to send your password over HTTP When clicked on, Firefox now provides further information about why the site is considered insecure, saying that “information sent over the internet without encryption can be seen by other people.” It’s a bold move, since that…

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