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Getting the "Your Connection is not Secure" message for all websites, including support.mozilla.org

Started late last week. I get the error message for any website that I try to go on. It also comes up when I click on the "Learn More..." link on the error message page. … (read more)

Started late last week. I get the error message for any website that I try to go on. It also comes up when I click on the "Learn More..." link on the error message page.

Asked by badfish03 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox does not trust DigiCert Global Root CA even though trust is set

I've had trouble accessing websites that use a certificate that's signed with the DigiCert Root CA. As an example, if I open up blog.mozilla.org, I get a SEC_ERROR_UNKNOW… (read more)

I've had trouble accessing websites that use a certificate that's signed with the DigiCert Root CA. As an example, if I open up blog.mozilla.org, I get a SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER.

This is somehow related to my user profile. If I create a new profile, the problem disappears.

I've tried deleting cert*.db in my profile directory to no avail. I checked about:config and I couldn't find any relevant non-default configuration.

To my surprise, if I want to manually set the trust of the certificate in the certificate manager ("Edit Trust"), it tells me that the certificate is trusted. However, if I click on "View Certificate", I get the following error: "Could not verify this certificate because the issuer is unknown."

I don't know much about CAs, but it seems to be surprising how the issuer of a Root CA could be unknown, isn't that the whole point of a Root CA that it does not need to be signed by another certificate?

The more important question: Where in my profile may I have a non-default option that causes Firefox to not trust the DigiCert Global Root CA?

Asked by morxa 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I do have a question. I keep getting a pop about adding a Norton add on to Firefox. I can not find any information on the topic.

I have Norton 22.16.3.21 installed on my PC. I assume it is Noron asking me to add an addon. Has Firefox approved it and how would I find it.

Asked by geezer15 1 year ago

Last reply by user633449 1 year ago

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I can't type say a zipcode into web pages..I can copy and paste them but can't type anything

I go to say Zillow and try to type an address I wanna search for but it just stays blank...but if I copy and paste it..it works.

Asked by DragonsRanger 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I can no longer access my NatWest website

For years I have used Firefox and been able to login to my NatWest Account - suddenly I am no longer able to have this facility. SECURE CONNECTION FAILED - The connectio… (read more)

For years I have used Firefox and been able to login to my NatWest Account - suddenly I am no longer able to have this facility. SECURE CONNECTION FAILED - The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading. The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data couldn't be verified. Please contact the owners of the website to inform them of this problem.

I looked on your help site to see if there were others with this challenge and found some comments from some sanctimonious prat to the effect that this should be remedied by the website owner and that eventually the website would no longer be able to be accessed by any other browser such as Chrome, Edge etc. Great, but I need to see my bank accounts online and rather than change banks, I am changing to Edge so that I can. Eventually NatWest may have to change their security but until then I am going to move away from Firefox, and, I know I only contribute a small amount to your "cause" every year but I shall take that away as well - you are too "holier than thou" in your approach to security and take no thought of how its implications affect the user.

Asked by Totley 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I have received a notice from Amazon that my browser does not support modern security standards, but the Mozilla site says I am using the latest Firefox version

While accessing Amazon via an email link, I received a notice saying that the browser I was using does not support modern security standards that Amazon and others use to… (read more)

While accessing Amazon via an email link, I received a notice saying that the browser I was using does not support modern security standards that Amazon and others use to protect customers. I was asked to update my browser to protect my payment information. I went to the Mozilla site and it tells me I am using the latest version of Firefox. What else should I do?

Asked by rwhuston 1 year ago

Last reply by James 1 year ago

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The owner of support.microsoft.com has configured their website improperly.

I'm running into some problems with accessing Hotmail as for some reason it will insist on adding a OWA like so https://outlook.live.com/owa/ and I'm being blocked from a… (read more)

I'm running into some problems with accessing Hotmail as for some reason it will insist on adding a OWA like so https://outlook.live.com/owa/ and I'm being blocked from accessing Microsoft support at as Firefox Claims that Microsoft support at https://support.microsoft.com/ hasn't configured their website correctly which I find hard to believe. Can this be switched off or bypassed as I need to know what's going on with the Hotmail account?

Asked by Michael11 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago