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Hacked in a public space? Thanks, HTTPS

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> In 2016? It's been a few years since browsers were showing the site's icon in the same place as they would show the padlock icon.

Firefox and Chrome, yes. Palemoon still shows a favicon in the url bar - with red/green/blue colors for various levels of HTTPS. Not that the average hacking victim would notice.

Just to be clear: as far as your privacy/security is concerned, HTTPS is worthless.

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