Personally, like BitDefender and Norton. Select the customize link displayed for the Web Shield component. The sunset makes the surrounding slickrock look like orange sherbet. Try again in a few moments. Thanks for contributing an answer to Server Fault! Some security software intercept secure connections and send their own certificate. I always used common sense and tech knowledge and I never had a problem, but you need to be tech savvy at least for that.
Could it be something else. Secure Connection Failed is a very common error that occurs when browsing internet on Firefox browser. Although, you can avoid this warning message and head over to the website anytime. Post this, in the search box, you have to enter security. Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Certain secure connection failures will result in a Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue error page. If Firefox cannot establish a secure connection, it will display an error page. Click here to learn more about how to get help with your Microsoft account: Thank you.
After disabling the add-ons, if the websites are opening and you are no longer facing any issue, it means that there was a problem with more than one add-on. Method 10: By Installing the Available updates When any of the above methods do not work, then try this last method. Now you have to reconnect your website. After that, you have to select the Restart with Add-ons Disabled option to continue the process. Today, in this post, I will show you how to fix secure connection failed error message.
While using any browser, users can expect unusual errors and so do in the case of Firefox. So, until I read this article in Chrome, I was unaware of the problem with Firefox. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem. I also tested a beta version 53. Seems to have been acknowledged for a fix though no patch yet. If all the options get grayed out, that means you have disabled it.
And check if the error is still coming. This workaround works for me for a few sites. The problem appeared with Nginx 1. Thank you for the reply and sorry if I wasn't clear in my followlup but what I originally posted the issue happens for us in the newest released version of Firefox 52. Previous versions of Firefox don't throw the error message. Neither have I : my joke to hide my consternation : it indeed seems that at least part of the issue is specific to Firefox 61, which would invalidate my above, previous comment.
Firstly, you have to click the Open menu and then choose the Help option. After that, reconnect to the website and check the Safe Mode is open or not. A pop up will appear on the screen showcasing a warning signal that by continuing this action, you will void your warranty. If not, you should install the new version without much ado. Alternatively, use the command found in the help menu to report this broken site.
You should then click on the Setting button in the Connection field and then you will see a popup on the screen displaying Connection Setting. Disable all Add-ons and then restart Firefox. In case, site certificate is not validated or encryption is not solid. Now the error Secure connection failed does not appear because there is a problem with your Web browser. And then click on Internet Protection to expand the section.
This is happening about 9 months ago or more. This is a bit of a rant because I was seriously annoyed by firefox's behaviour. Website issues Some websites try using outdated no longer secure mechanisms in an attempt to secure your connection. You should then, close the window and contact the person who handles your network. I don't care for Firefox forbidding me to go places.