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"Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue" on every sites

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Since yesterday I am getting this "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue" error on every sites that I have tried to visit. Even on well known secured sites like https://drive.google.com is inaccessible while my Chrome and Edge is working fine. Any solution?

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Hi FredMcD, Thanks for your response. Unfortunately none of these solution is working out for me. I don not use any third party antivirus or internet security software except for windows defender. However, finally turns out that turning on "Automatic proxy configuration URL" under Setting>Network setting solves the issue. I am not sure whether this will cause any security threat or other malfunction or not.

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  • MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_MITM_DETECTED
  • uses an invalid security certificate SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN
  • configured their website improperly

How to troubleshoot the error code "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" on secure websites https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER


There is security software like Avast, Kaspersky, BitDefender and ESET that intercept secure connection certificates and send their own.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-and-other-browsers-cant-load-websites

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/secure-connection-failed-firefox-did-not-connect

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/websites-dont-load-troubleshoot-and-fix-errors

What do the security warning codes mean

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الحل المُختار

Hi FredMcD, Thanks for your response. Unfortunately none of these solution is working out for me. I don not use any third party antivirus or internet security software except for windows defender. However, finally turns out that turning on "Automatic proxy configuration URL" under Setting>Network setting solves the issue. I am not sure whether this will cause any security threat or other malfunction or not.

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You can check the connection settings.

  • Settings -> General -> Network: Connection -> Settings

If you do not need to use a proxy to connect to internet then try to select "No Proxy" if "Use the system proxy settings" or one of the others do not work properly.

See "Firefox connection settings":

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That was very good work. Well Done.

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