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crampy Level 4 (1,135 points)

Hello Folks. Igo to a news site, then a drop down: cannot verify certificate "static.ak.facebook.com" could put information at risk; connect anyway? --But It happens at several sites. I do not do facebook.

Any thoughts or information from anyone, I hope?

  • jrossanthony Level 1 (0 points)

    No solution, but I'm having the exact same issue - just started tonight.  I did run some updates today... possible connection? Let me know if you find a fix!

  • dino_russ Level 1 (15 points)

    I have the same problem, started tonight same as you, only updates I did recently were some kind of Java but not tonight.  I did sync my ipad with new ibook and such but nothing else.  What gives this is annoying, I have cleaned my cookies and settings but still pops even after a reboot and sucn.

     

    russ

  • navy001 Level 1 (0 points)

    Just started having this problem also today. Can't find any settings which may have changed. Guess I'm not the only one with the problem. I also do not use Facebook.

  • crampy Level 4 (1,135 points)

    Hmmm. I had my latest update about four days ago, and it began about ten minutes before I posted.

    So- it is something in the certificates I will guess.

    OR a giant web-wide redirect is happening. I clicked on 'show certificate' and it says it is a company called akamai....maybe it is cyber war starting?

    yikes... You please report back anything you learn also, and I will if I learn anything new.

    I will look into that akamai

  • chilira Level 1 (0 points)

    Same here.  Just started happening.  Very annoying.  Can't figure it out.

  • dino_russ Level 1 (15 points)

    Yes very strange we are all seeing this, some with no updates today, some who do not even use facebook.  At least it is not just my machine, I thought that I had been specifically hacked, this is weird...

  • ang3l12 Level 1 (0 points)

    There is a problem with their certificate. it should hopefully be resolved soon.

  • crampy Level 4 (1,135 points)

    I looked up akamai and it says it is a web content delivery company... Perhaps the company forgot to renew their certificate? Or someone jammed them up? The site said iif you have web shopped, you have used their product...

  • crampy Level 4 (1,135 points)

    WOW  I thought I had one response, then I scroll and there are a lot of of folks...Comforting that it is not a personal attack on ME. haaha Good luck to all of us!

  • dino_russ Level 1 (15 points)

    crampy wrote:

     

    WOW  I thought I had one response, then I scroll and there are a lot of of folks...Comforting that it is not a personal attack on ME. haaha Good luck to all of us!

    Yes I also worried it was just a personal attack on my Mac, still annoying though. The date on certificate is 2013.  I even deleted it out of keychain and it still comes up, so not sure where it is running from????

  • blount4217 Level 1 (0 points)

    same issue on my MBP and iPhone 4s, all running latest software. Anyone try running antivirus to see if it worked?

  • mohd hatta Level 1 (0 points)

    same here, only on safari.

    firefox working great without any issue.

  • dino_russ Level 1 (15 points)

    While this seems to be big tonight I see other episodes this year like this thread:

     

    https://discussions.apple.com/message/19498339#19498339

  • crampy Level 4 (1,135 points)

    Well, if I figure it right, safari checks certificates of a site as logging or you know, going to a site...

    If cert is old bad or what, depending on how we have preferences set, we are warned, like this.

    So- oh who was it that said THEY are having certificate issues- if that is the case, it is a mere annoyance. I just was hitting cancel and the desired page remained. I did not get experimental and click "continue"- fearing a different page would load...

    ange3l12 said that issue line..

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