PSA: Changing your b.p.o password is recommended

HTTPS support on, announced last month, has now undergone some additional small improvements to prevent the previously still theoretically possible exposure of session cookies in unencrypted requests.

As such, now is a good time to update your password to ensure you are not using credentials which may have previously been passively collected on an open network or the like.

Note: this recommendation is not a response to any known breach of It is a response to the fact that security on has finally reached the level necessary to make this precautionary measure useful.


Done. Thanks.

Note that I had no luck using the "Edit Profile" page accessible from the initial log-in. I hit "Post", (which required a second login with the same password), and then had no trouble.

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