Public key certificate - also digital certificate or identity certificate. A document that contains information about a user's or machine's identity, matched up with its public key, and is validated and cryptographically signed by a certificate authority. Certificates are intended to provide a ...

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Find SSL Certificate in use

I would like to know which SSL certificate is used for accessing a certain website. In my browser (Chrome, FF), the icon next to the URL does not show a SSL connection. Also in Chrome it states "Your ...
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Windows 7: EFS and Windows backup (system image) - Certificates not included?

I just encrypted my C:\Users\Username folder with EFS. I also backed up my EFS certificate (.pfx). Now I wanted to do a backup of my computer on an external HDD. I want to use the integrated Windows ...
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OpenVPN AUTH failure, but login data is correct

I installed OpenVPN on both windows 7 and ubuntu 12.10. In both cases I have the same problem. I have a .ovpn file and a .crt file which I need to connect to the vpn. I also have a username/password ...
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SSL certificate issue on Firefox, Ubuntu on a Windows network behind a proxy

My Problem: SSL enabled sites (HTTPS) do not render properly on my Firefox browser. The network team at office says that the issue is because the proxy server isn't able to identify my system ...
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How to create private security certificates that behave like official ones?

I'm trying to get a valid secured environment for HTTP communication to behave like normal ones. I'm doing this for a restricted group of users. There is a hardware server running a web service ...
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Why do I have untrusted certificates for Google, Yahoo, Mozilla and others?

In the HTTPS/SSL section of chrome://chrome/settings, I see the following: What does this mean, and is there something wrong? I have a basic understanding of SSL/TLS - I'm not claiming to be ...
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Redirected to piratenpartji.nl. What can I do?

a few hours ago, I found a link to Kickass Torrent, which is blocked in my country, Italy and went for it. The link worked just fine but wasn't able to save anything. I renounced and continued normal ...
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Certificate errors don't offer the option to “continue to website (not recommended)”

I'm using IE9 and trying to access a trusted page with an security certificate not from a trusted authority. I know I can permanently add the certificate once I access the page. The trouble is, ...
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FTPS client certificate authentication

I'm installing FTPS server on debian with certificate-based authentication. I've set up ProFTPd and configured it to use TLS and a certificate (for testing purposed I use a self-signed one). Now I'd ...
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No Safari Developer Certificate, Windows 7

I've added safari developer certificate to 'Personal' and 'Trusted Root Certification Authority' but extension builder still shows: No Safari Developer Certificate I'm using windows 7. Any ...
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Receiving SSL certificate errors only from some clients

I am receiving SSL certificate errors from Chrome (latest version (23.0.1271.52 beta-m) and Internet Explorer 6 (not used) on my home desktop machine (Windows XP SP2). In Firefox, the site works fine ...
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How to revoke the applet permissions in Firefox?

I have downloaded applet in Firefox, it was correct signed so I approved it. Now I want to revoke this approval. How can I do it?
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Install new root certificate authority (CA) in windows

I am trying to use ninite to get my new laptop set up quickly. However when I try to install, windows complains about the CA. The website ninite.com also shows certificate problems. They use a root CA ...
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How do I disable the warning Chrome gives if a security certificate is not trusted?

I want to know if it's possible to disable the warning you get in Chrome when you try to go to some HTTPS site that doesn't have a trusted certificate. I have a few sites in my bookmarks that use ...
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Bypassing windows update error 0x80096002

I am getting this error when I try to install some .msu files (WMF 3 if it matters). Now, the error is saying that the certificate is invalid. However, I looked at the certificate (if anyone is ...
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Windows 8 EFS: How to tell windows to use “this” certificate for EFS encryption?

On Windows 8, I turned on EFS and encrypted some files/folders. During this process, it created a self signed certificate and used that one for encryption. However, I have a specific certificate that ...
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Checking security certificates in a browser

I have been given a laptop with pre-installed software and I am connecting to the internet on it via company wifi. When I am accessing a secure website using https, I want to ensure that the LAN ...
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How do you change an expired certificate?

While I've been using mac for sometime. Often when I'm doing software updates on various machines I need to install new software. Most updates have certificates which are sometimes out of date. I ...
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IE9 stops at “looking for credential tiles…” dialog when using smartcard

When I try to access secure page using smartcard I get "looking for credential tiles..." dialog and IE stays there for ever. Only option is then to rebot PC. After reboot I can always access the ...
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import Certificate in WIndow Xp

I have created a temporary certificate. I am trying to import this certificate.I am importing Certificate to Personnel store of Local Computer and then using FindPrivateKey solution to find privatekey ...
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How to export User cert with private key in PKCS12 format

I'm running Win2008R2, and have installed an Enterprise CA. I can create user certs, but no matter what I do, I cannot export the private key. I'm using the un-touched User certificate template, and ...
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Checking suspicious (root CA) certificates

I was just looking at my certificate store and saw a bunch of root CAs that look kind of suspicious; specifically numerous ones that: have ALL CAPS text use foreign languages/text have extremely ...
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How to import a Mumble certificate from iTunes to iPhone using the iTunes file transfer?

I am using the Mumble app on my iPhone 4 and I want to transfer my Mumble certificate from the Mumble on my computer to Mumble on my phone through iTunes. How do I import a Mumble certificate from ...
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Fixing a broken “chain of trust” in Windows 7 Certificates?

I was told that "The Chain of Trust" was broken on this certificate for my malware scanner "Webroot". How do I fix "The Chain of Trust"? ("The Chain of Trust" sounds like a botched version of ...
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CertPatrol warns: “this certificate wasn't due yet”

Cert-patrol warns me on numerous websites, including gmail, that the certificate being used wasn't due yet. Is this something I need to worry about? Why does this occur? Here is a screen-shot (you ...
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Resolving the dreaded “an attempt was made to access a token that does not exist” in Win7 64-bit?

I attempted to access "Control Panel -> System and Security -> Administrative Tools -> Local Security Policy" today and received the error: "an attempt was made to access a token that does not ...
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Digitally Signing Software - self signing cerificate

I'd like to experiment with signing a software executable. I am afraid that there is something that escapes me. I will get to the point where I will acquire a certificate from a CA, but before then I ...
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How do I get tor exit node information of a certain connection I made

At some point today my email client warned about an smtp certificate change of self signed certs. I took a screenshot of the certificate fingerprints and refused the connection because it does not ...
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What happens if the private key of a Certificate Authority(CA) like Verisign is leaked?

I was just wondering what will happen if the private key of a CA is leaked? Won't it be then possible to make fake certificates for any other website?
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Using Opera, how do I override a bad SSL certificate?

We have an intranet website at work that has a bad SSL certificate. (I think the problem is the cert server name does not match the host.) Before you tell me "get a correct SSL cert", I will tell ...
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Creating Certification Authority for Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

Can you please give me a hint on how to create CA to Digitally Sign MS Office documents (2007 or 2010) as well as Adobe Acrobat files. I know that MS Office supports this. All you have to do is to ...
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How to install a CA key (self signed SSL) on ubuntu?

I have a bunch of machines that need to fetch https: off a server (or collection of servers). I'm operating a CA and self-signing the certificates on the server(s). The client machines are running ...
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Using Windows 7, is there any way to create a self-signed public/private key pair for email?

Is there any way for me to create my own certificate pair? I don't see why I would need a trusted CA for email purposes. I'd rather a cert than using GPG or something of the like.
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Outlook: Unable to view/open email

I get the following error message when I try to open/view one particular email which I received recently from Outlook 2003 with all the latest service pack installed but I have never associated any ...
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Can I trust a site that includes “resources that are not secure”?

A friend wants to buy something from a website called stuffedsafari.com, however when she visits it, the https is stroke through, even though the certificate belongs to the site. Would that still ...
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Using a certificate in Thunderbird

I have my certifcate issued by "TC Trustcenter" in a CER file. Thunderbird 3.0 needs it as a PFX files. So I installed the CER certificate with the Internet options in the Control Panel. Thereafter I ...
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Reset messed up certificate data in Firefox and Thunderbird?

I am running Firefox 7.0.1 and Thunderbird 7.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.6.8. I was exploring/nosing around their Preferences, and deleted many Authorities in the Certificate Manager. Afterwards I started to ...
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How to delete or untrust all root certificates in OSX?

I right clicked on all the root certificates, but it doesn't allow me to delete them, or to untrust them all at once. How can this be done? Is it safe to do this?
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PowerShell access denied to cert:\CurrentUser\My

PS cert:\currentuser\my> dir Get-ChildItem : Access is denied. At line:1 char:3 + dir <<<< I cannot access any of my code signing certificates to sign a PowerShell script. I can ...
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Why does Thunderbird connect on port 80 when checking for certificates?

To monitor my network traffic in OSX, I'm using the firewall HandsOff! by Metakine. I've noticed that Thunderbird connects only on port 80 (http) when checking for updated certificates. Is this ...
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Alternative tool to dial VPN connection in WinXP

My home Internet provider uses L2TP. So does my office network. And I want to connect from home to office. But after connecting to internet I cannot connect to my office network in Windows XP. I ...
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How to connect to a NON-HTTP (“custom protocol”) server via HTTPS

I need to install a piece of client software which connects to a custom server (not a http server) on a specific port. But my IT dept are implementing HTTPS and say I must connect via HTTPS. How ...
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Chrome CA cert Security Error

A few days ago Chrome stopped accepting my CA certificates. Now it just says: Invalid Server Certificate You attempted to reach my-domain, but the server presented an invalid certificate. ...
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Unable to connect to OpenVPN server

I'm trying to get a working setup of OpenVPN on my VM and authenticate into it from a client. I'm not sure but it looks to me like it's socket related, as it's not set to LISTEN, and localhost seems ...
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Safari doesn’t detect my Extension Certificate

all! I have registered for the Safari Development Program and have a valid Apple ID. I've followed all the steps given by Apple. The problem is that Windows XP (Service Pack 2) does not recognize the ...
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ssh using certificates — can you rename id_rsa file?

When using certificate authentication with ssh, the instructions I have found indicate you should create a key-pair as id_rsa.pub && id_rsa. The public key is then sent to the remote system ...
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Revocation information not available for certificate?

I'm trying to download SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise Edition from MSDNAA on my Windows 7 laptop. When I attempted to start the download, I was shown the following prompt: Revocation Information ...
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How do I disable the “Security Certificate Error” message in Internet Explorer?

How do I get rid of this annoying message? To help protect your security, Internet Explorer has blocked this website from displaying content with security certificate errors. Click here for ...
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https sites have stopped working on all browsers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Continually getting Certificate Errors on all browsers I cannot open any https site on my Windows 7 computer without getting security errors (using any browser) My date ...
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Where does Firefox store cerificates and how to delete one?

The root cause of my problem is not known to me, whatever it is, I experience frequent DNS failures. When it happens I cannot browse to my Gmail inbox. I use two DNS settings. One is the public DNS ...