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Questions tagged [bug]

Indicates you've found an erroneous or unexpected behaviour in the system that needs to be fixed.

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“Framing not allowed” when re-opening closed tab in google chrome

Apparently framing is not allowed. I presume this means loading stackexchange in an iframe. However I recently started seeing that error message from stackexchange when I closed a security....
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Can't give bounty for a question when having enough rep points and after deleting my own answer

I can't give bounty for this question when having enough rep points and after deleting my own answer to it... I tried to fully refresh the browser after deleting the answer (CTRL+F5), after much time ...
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Active bounty advertisement bug

The active bounty community advertisement seems to be broken, displaying 2 bounty for a total of 550 rep, when the featured page shows 4 for a total of 700 rep
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OP's name not a link in some places on the page

I was looking at this question, and noticed that the OP's name in the comments is inconsistent (the style of the name, not the name itself). OP has two comments on the top answer which are displayed ...
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Username changed to Guid

Yesterday, after I posted a question, and replying in the comments, my username suddenly changed inti a Guid, while it was first nl-x. Now it suddenly is a25bedc5-3d09-41b8-82fb-ea6c353d75ae. Does ...
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Sprites not showing up any more

This may be related to Badge icons (especially gold) have a vertical offset considering it's about the sprites... But for some reason I am unable to see any of the sprites on both security.meta....
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Badge icons (especially gold) have a vertical offset

I noticed that the icons for users with gold + silver + bronze badges are offset vertically from each other. For example: It's difficult to tell if the silver and bronze badges are level (is silver ...
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Why is the favicon different in the HNQ sidebar

The banner logo shown at the top of every page, which is similar to the logo shown in the HNQ list (if you click through to to see all of them), but different to the logo shown in the HNQ sidebar. Why ...
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Autocomment from review ending up on both question and answer

Something rather strange happened recently. An auto comment from the LQP review queue ended up on the question as well as the (now deleted) answer where it belonged: Is this a bug? Some kind of issue ...
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Downvote -2 shown as +2 in achievements bar

I was mildly irritated when I was deceived by the achievements bar. It showed me a green +2, so I clicked only to see this: I clicked it before taking the screenshot, so I don't exactly have "proof". ...
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Blog is autoreloading when visited (with a scriptblocker on mac)?

When I visit the following link I get eyecancer from millisecond reloads and am redirected after a short duration to a page that tells my that there were to many requests from my IP: (epilepsy ...
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Is SE generating popups now?

I got this popup for the second time now. (This time by crypt SE)
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Why does the Community user on Meta has 3 reputation?

The Community user on Meta has 3 reputation. Isn't it supposed to have 1 reputation?
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6 character edit limit vs. side suggestions (suggesting minor fixes are fine)

Occasionally I come across an answer that I'd like to edit (most recently it was for 4 instances of it's that should be its). It becomes quite frustrating - should I search for more errors? game the ...
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Information Security logo replaced by Server Fault logo

The Information Security logo has been replaced by the Server Fault one in all of the three top left drop down menus: The Server Fault logo seems to be the default blue box that is used for sites in ...
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No https links on https page

When I am using "https://security.stackexchange.com" there appears to be no "https" link on two buttons: "Chat" and "Blog". So if I am logged-in and I go to "Chat" it says I need to logon. However ...
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Links and normal text are too similar

It is very hard to distinguish between normal text and links on the main site. Here is an example: The blue for links and the gray for text are too close. Some people might have very sharp eyes, ...
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Editing your own answer shows a guide that says “always respect the original author”

Editing your own answer shows a guide that says "always respect the original author". Simple as that. Don't know what else to say about that.
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Why http and not https? [duplicate]

All stackexchange sites use http by default. When i checked to update my email address, that was too sent on http. Why stackexchange doesn't use https for at least user data?
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Why is there no password verification when changing passwords?

My jimmies were somewhat rustled when I didn't get prompted for my current password when modifying it.
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Broken css of “Select your next badge” box

The design of the box below is broken in current Firefox. This makes the filtering line to divide into two and the content of the window overflows. Not sure if this is recent change or it was here ...
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Please Blacklist the Secure tag

Similarly to the security tag mentioned here, The tag secure exists on the site. It should be an intrinsic tag (blacklisted, but treated as a site tag when evaluating incoming migrations). This is a ...
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Is a Retina JPEG image of a CC-BY-2.0 bear's arms prohibited as a community ad on security?

People seem to be downvoting the following bear's arms crypto community ad: https://security.meta.stackexchange.com/a/2096/16831 Here's the ad, which is exactly 220x250, with Retina support: The ...
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Bounty expiration lacks a functionality

This question was set on bounty, but never replied to. In my inbox I received this message now that the bounty is expiring "...you must award it to an answer within 24 hours." This message doesn't ...
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Why is Security SE Meta dropping SSL/TLS support?

I'm currently using EFF's HTTPS Everywhere plugin to favor HTTPS whenever it is available. Due to a wrong Common Name being used for the Meta website certificate, the first connection is a bit funky: ...
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Other social media options not appearing in list

Not much to say here, I just asked a question and noticed this: However, these usually work on other questions on this network except here so I am wondering what could be the reason for this.
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Are you a human? No Captcha

What Captcha? Trying to search for something, and ended up having to join this community just so that I could get passed the above. Now I'm all for security, but asking to prove whether you are a ...
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The string describing the audience of this site begins with an uppercase letter

The tour page of this site asserts: Information Security Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for Information security professionals. In its second appearance here, the word "information" ...
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Late answer or first post?

I reviewed this answer just right now. The question was asked 2 years ago. So the answer must be qualified as a Late answer, however I got it in First posts category. Why is this ?
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SSL certificate mismatch

As I was researching a security related topic I visited the Security part of Stack Exchange for the first time (via google) and was sent to the HTTPS version of the site. Seeing the mixed content ...
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Bug: page 9 and 10 of the questions ranked by votes show wrong questions

https://security.stackexchange.com/questions?page=10&sort=votes shows questions with a score ranging from 6 to -1, while page 9 suddenly goes from 46 to 27 votes and sharply down from there. Page ...
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Old logo on the hot questions list at stackexchange.com

While browsing the hot questions list, I encountered an old (?) logo of Security.SE: http://stackexchange.com/questions?page=2 The current favcion of Security.SE: (I prevented caching issues by ...
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“Question promotion” ads for Information Security are still using old logo

"Question promotion" ads, generated on the fly form popular questions list, are still using old logo, with "IT Security" caption. Screenshot from today:
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Linked question score overflows box [duplicate]

If a linked question has triple-digit votes, this overflows the box. One example: Logging "password with counter" use (links to a question with 111 votes).
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Vote counts don't wrap properly in display of linked questions with votes >= 100

In the linked questions feed (for example, on this question), the vote counts don't wrap properly for certain questions. I'm using Chromium 33.0.1750.152 on Debian testing, and I also see this ...
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Edit boxes do not set a foreground color and thus are unreadable

Several input boxes and textareas on security.SE and meta.security.SE have a CSS problem: They set a white background color, but do not set a foreground color. Thus the text is rendered with the user'...
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Remove the text shadow from the search field

Today, I've noticed that the search field on Sec.SE contains a shadow. This shadow makes the text a bit blurry, and harder to read: With text shadow: Without shadow: Can this text shadow be removed?...
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The chat timeout counter is hard to read

Perhaps a lighter shade could be used?
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We don't need the security tag

The tag security exists on the site. It should be an intrinsic tag (blacklisted, but treated as a site tag when evaluating incoming migrations). Please add to this the information-security tag too... ...
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Comment tagging is flaky [closed]

Half the time, I type the @ symbol and it doesn't pop up anybody. Also, when I tag somebody and it doesn't autosuggest the user, The tag gets stripped out of the comment...
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Why I can't post in protected questions, despite that I have enough reputation to do so?

For example, in this question I still see the following message: Currently I have 101 reputation. Is 101 < 10? :)
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Well now, the election results page looks kinda ugly doesn't it?

I think I'll just leave this here for the overworked design team. (You guys get it because I was looking at your election page to see what the turnout was like :-) 🐈 We can has line break? 🐈
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bug: “consecutive visit counter” reset

My consecutive visits were at 76 yesterday, then this morning it is back to 1? Is there a way to get this corrected? What forum is the correct one to ask this question? (I do not have access to chat ...
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Blog: css broken

I have some serious overlap between the text and the sidebar when viewing the blog post here http://security.blogoverflow.com . My screen resolution is 1366x768.
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404 on question listed in “Related” column

Look at the related section on this question: What makes the Blackberry device and network more secure? and it links to the following missing article: https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/...
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question link visited/unvisited colors (new questions are “grayed out”)

This bit is driving me crazy, and I finally figured out what the source of the problem was: The default link color in the security site is a fairly light faded blue (#3D85B0) making links less visible,...
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Migrated question not linked to my account

This question was migrated to IT Security 2 days ago. Is there some way to associate my answer to it with the user ID I just created?
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Unreadable quote block/titles in the user profiles on security

The user profile is not readable when you use the ">" quote block. And also the titles are melted in the background. For a comparison we have this on meta:
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Beta Logo still showing when posting to LinkedIn

The sketchy Beta Logo is still in use, when using the question links to post to LinkedIn.
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Do comments work on the Blog site?

I'm unable to post a comment to the blog site. I get an "Invalid Referrer" error where the captcha should be.