View Full Version : Strange connection attempt from Amiga.org - VeriSign/PayPal Certificate?
07-04-2004, 08:22 PM
What's going on!
Voyager 2.96.7 just crashed twice loading Amiga.org and on the 3rd
attempt I get a window opening on Voyager 2.96.7 asking me if I'd like
to accept a connection from VeriSign/PayPal for some sort of SSL
What's this, aweful dodgy!
Now that *is* weird. I installed the donations module today to help with handling the donations for the site's maintenance, but that's the only thing we have to do with Paypal. It should not be trying to connect you to paypal whatsoever, unless you specifically submit a donation.
Have you tried another browser, or is it just that one? Can anyone else help shed some light on it?
07-04-2004, 08:56 PM
Dodgy? Calling Voyager dodgy may be kind of harsh, especially when you are not even using the newest version. V2.96.7 is a pretty old build.
I'll bet it's the "make a donation" button, but the fact that your browser would whine about it is really weird.
-- edit -- I changed the https: call for the image to a standard http: call. I should move that image local, but it's too late tonight. Let me know if there are any more problems.
FWIW, I did have some sort of paypal requestor yesterday with AWeb winuae. Never happened with Firefox.
07-05-2004, 04:12 AM
Ya, kept popping up in Opera 6 as well yesterday, but nothing today.
07-05-2004, 04:28 AM
even on ANN.lu, there is a paypal certficate . . . don't know why!
Here, no more
It is apparently because of the fact that we used a call to an image which is hosted on Paypal's secure server. I've changed mine and it appears to have fixed it.
Someone might want to mention this to Christian so that he can fix his site as well.
07-05-2004, 05:27 AM
yes . .it is the gif advert on ANN, that is hosted by
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