Incorrect Security Certificate.

Every once in a while, ever since the last Firefox update, I have been getting a security certificate mismatch error from Firefox. Not sure if this is an issue with Firefox or with Google or with the Google toolbar. I am also not sure why it occurs randomly. And since it happens when I open a new tab and not with searches from the Google toolbar, why it occurs at all. And if Google is only supposed to be spying on me when I search since I have the "Send usage statistics to Google" box unchecked, does this mean that this option is not really an option?

The message goes something like this:

You haved attempted to establish connection with However the security certificate belongs to

Once it said I was trying to connect to

I am used to this type of message when I login into various cPanel installations, since I use the IP and not the domain name. It's not much of a pain, just interesting. And it has happened on multiple computer and on both Mac and PC. Anyone else having this issue?

Stephan Miller

Written by

Kansas City Software Engineer and Author

Twitter | Github | LinkedIn