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Invalid certificate error - "static.ak.facebook.com"

comestible Oct 23, 2012 08:49 AM

When I try to load any CH page, I get the message, "The certificate for this website is invalid. You might be connecting to a website that is pretending to be "static.ak.facebook.com."

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    lcool RE: comestible Oct 23, 2012 08:54 AM

    nope,but I'll leave and ? return to be certain

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      lcool RE: comestible Oct 23, 2012 08:55 AM

      I'm back ,all Ok for me

      1. Melanie Wong RE: comestible Oct 23, 2012 09:22 AM

        I'm getting same warning this morning. Did not last night.

        1. Engineering RE: comestible Oct 23, 2012 11:11 AM

          The certificate issue is new, and unrelated to the downtime. It's possible that this is due to our Facebook "like" button or to other external tools; thank you for bringing it to our attention.

          EDIT: I've moved your reply out to a new thread, since it's a separate issue. If anyone else has encountered this problem and has additional information, it would be appreciated.

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            comestible RE: Engineering Oct 23, 2012 12:19 PM

            As of this afternoon, I'm no longer getting the warning. Pages load normally.

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              Melanie Wong RE: comestible Oct 23, 2012 05:06 PM

              Pages loaded normally once I selected "continue".

              In case it's related, I'll mention that for a period of time earlier today, I was unable to access facebook.com, getting server not responding messages.

          2. The Dairy Queen RE: comestible Oct 23, 2012 09:31 PM

            I get a very similar message in safari about static.ak.facebook.com every time I try to load a page.


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              The Dairy Queen RE: The Dairy Queen Oct 23, 2012 09:46 PM

              Whoops. I'm getting this message on other sites,too. It's not just Chowhound for me.


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