[thelist] secure forms and e-commerce etc

Erik Mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Sun Jan 26 20:56:02 CST 2003

On Sunday, January 26, 2003, at 08:42 PM, <evolt at zamba.com> wrote:
> I asked a
> few people and they simply downloaded the info with their regular email
> client, which doesn't seem very secure to me - or am I wrong?

Most email clients have the ability to receive emails with SSL, and of
course the email server has to support SSL and have a certificate. So
it could be secure. But it seems more likely that the people you spoke
to were talking about email receipts that don't include the credit card
number, just information about the transaction(s). I have a client set
up so she just receives these emails, and has the option of viewing
more complete information (including CC number) via HTTPS in a web
Erik Mattheis
(612) 377 2272

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