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Website "safe lock" shows triangle in front? Is it safe to enter personal info?

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2,353 views asked Mar 14, 2014 in General by anonymous

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It depends on why the yellow triangle is there.  I would be wary of any secure page with that symbol on there.  There is a good chance it is ok, but there is also a chance it could be a phising or other site designed to steal confidential user data.
answered May 13, 2014 by WannaBeGeekster (1,700 points)
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The yellow lock indicates that there some references to outside assets that are not using ssl. For instance, the html in the page may reference an image using

<img src='http://site.com/image.jpg'>

To fix the problem and remove the yellow triangle, use 'https' instead

<img src='https://site.com/image.jpg'>

This applies to css and javascripts as well.
answered May 13, 2014 by Bernie
edited May 13, 2014

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