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Beth Willadsen (unverified)

13 Jan, 2020 06:20 PM

Help!!! I’m getting this:
Connection is not private
Website may be impersonating
To steal your personal or financial information.
You should close this page

This appears in every story I try to read. HELP!
B. Willadsen

  1. 1 Posted by Maria White (un... on 13 Jan, 2020 09:45 PM

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    I’m getting the same message. Is the site being hacked?

  2. 2 Posted by Gerald Wescott on 14 Jan, 2020 05:19 PM

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    I was in the middle of reading the blog about mercenaries and repossessed artificial legs by Vet Wife today when the blog quit scrolling. I logged out of DKOS, and when I immediately returned, Vet Wife's blog was gone. What happened? Was the website hacked?
    Jerry Wescott

  3. 3 Posted by Eyesbright on 14 Jan, 2020 07:06 PM

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  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Daily Kos Staff on 15 Jan, 2020 07:13 PM

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    Hello, and thanks for the report.

    We did have a short-lived glitch the other day that appeared to generate a misformed URL for some of our links. Could you please look at the URL for the page that shows this error message, and see if it contains this: m.www.dailykos.com ?

    If so, that's why you're getting that caution. The URL for any of our stories/pages should start with either m. or www. but never both at once.

    And if so, then it would help us to know two more details: 1) how you are arriving at this page and 2) the specific URL that is loading for you, and displaying this error message.

    Thank you for your help with troubleshooting.

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