"This Connection is Untrusted" Error in Mozilla Firefox 9

Q

Why I am getting the "This Connection is Untrusted" error screen in Mozilla Firefox 9?

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A

You will see the "This Connection is Untrusted" error screen in Mozilla Firefox 9, if Mozilla Firefox failed to validate the server certificate provided by the Web site you are visiting. One of the reason for the validation failure is missing the root CA certificate in Mozilla Firefox as shown in this tutorial:

1. Run Mozilla Firefox 9 and go to "Tools > Options" menu.

2. Click "Advanced > Encryption" tab and "View Certificates" button.

3. Click "Authorities" tab and select "VeriSign Class 3 Public Primary Certification Authority - G5".

4. Click "Export..." button to save a copy of this CA certificate to a file called "VeriSignCA.crt".

5. Click "Delete or Distrust..." button to delete it from Mozilla Firefox.

6. Visit Web site "https://www.paypal.com". You see the "This Connection is Untrusted" error screen showing up.

Firefox 9 - This Connection is Untrusted
Firefox 9 - This Connection is Untrusted

We know why. We deleted the root CA certificate from Mozilla Firefox.

 

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