[Cryptography] Senate Judiciary "Going Dark" https site is untrusted!

Jerry Leichter leichter at lrw.com
Wed Jul 8 14:50:47 EDT 2015

On Jul 8, 2015, at 11:18 AM, Henry Baker <hbaker1 at pipeline.com> wrote:
> The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding "Going Dark" hearings today, but their own HTTPS web site is "Untrusted" by Firefox!
> Isn't this the very definition of "delicious irony" ?
> "This Connection is Untrusted"...
Just to save others the trouble:  It's untrusted because the cert is for "senate.gov" so the names don't match.  Typical mis-configuration issue (but, agreed, delicious irony).
                                                        -- Jerry

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