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Since updating to 53.0.3 I can not log into my hotmail account, how do I cure this?

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When I go to Hotmail [] I get this screen.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to Invalid OCSP signing certificate in OCSP response. Error code: SEC_ERROR_OCSP_INVALID_SIGNING_CERT

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the web site owners to inform them of this problem.

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Unfortunately MS has misconfigured a security feature (OCSP stapling) on their servers and is sending you an expired assurance about the validity of their certificate to your Firefox.

In order to resolve that, please enter about:config into the Firefox address bar (Accept any warning message you see) & search for the preference named security.ssl.enable_ocsp_stapling (type that in to the search filter bar at the top of the about:config page). double-click it and change its value to false

- This will degrade a security feature in Firefox, so please revisit it in a couple of days again after Microsoft has fixed their stuff and turn it back on again then.

Modified by John99