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How do I stop Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"?

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How do I get Firefox to stop false warnings => "Potential Security Issue"? The most recent is Toastmasters.org. That website has been around for decades.

Or has Toastmasters lost control of their website?

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You can quickly view the certificate details for the website that you are currently viewing, from the Firefox Page Info window.

When you have browsed to a website whose web address starts with https, there will be a lock icon at the beginning of the address bar. Do the following to view a certificate:

  1. Click the lock Fx70GreyPadlock icon in the address bar.
  2. Click the right arrow in the Site Information drop-down panel.
  3. In the next panel, which will show who verified the certificate, click the More Information button.
    fx71 - View Certificate
  4. From the {menu Security} tab in the Page Info window that opens, click the View Certificate button.
    Fx70PageInfo-ViewCertificate
    Observe the Validity section.
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I can load that site without issue. As you are using Windows, you no doubt have anti-virus and anti-malware software. See this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/error-codes-secure-websites

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Just for context:

This is not about whether the actual site is operated in a trustworthy manner. The secure connection error page reports when a site's certificate doesn't check out, and therefore Firefox isn't able to verify that the server which responded to your request is the genuine site and not an impostor.

There's a very different page for when a site has been reported to be doing something sketchy: How does built-in Phishing and Malware Protection work?

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This website worked a couple of weeks ago. It is extremely unlikely they changed their certificate last week. There appears to be a bug in Firefox. Please advise.

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TerryN21, I've been using Malwarebyte for many years. This has never been a problem before.

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Toastmasters.org is accessible this morning. Very strange. I believe it is a bug in Firefox.

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bhs67 said

Toastmasters.org is accessible this morning. Very strange. I believe it is a bug in Firefox.

No, it's not a bug and there's nothing strange. The certificate is very new, it wasn't valid yesterday.

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Ok, thanks. I have multiple websites. How do I ensure my my certificates are always valid?

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You can quickly view the certificate details for the website that you are currently viewing, from the Firefox Page Info window.

When you have browsed to a website whose web address starts with https, there will be a lock icon at the beginning of the address bar. Do the following to view a certificate:

  1. Click the lock Fx70GreyPadlock icon in the address bar.
  2. Click the right arrow in the Site Information drop-down panel.
  3. In the next panel, which will show who verified the certificate, click the More Information button.
    fx71 - View Certificate
  4. From the {menu Security} tab in the Page Info window that opens, click the View Certificate button.
    Fx70PageInfo-ViewCertificate
    Observe the Validity section.

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All of this is useful info, of which I was not aware. Thanks!

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