Problem with site certificate

iodine at iodine at
Tue Dec 2 11:01:43 UTC 2008

Ray Parrish wrote:
> Hello,
> I just tried to access my US Bank online account's Bill Pay page, and it 
> returns the following error message -
> uses an invalid security certificate.
> The certificate is not trusted because it is self signed.
> The certificate is only valid for <a id="cert_domain_link" 
> title="localhost.localdomain">localhost.localdomain</a>
> (Error code: sec_error_untrusted_issuer)
> I do not get the error on any of their other pages, and I went into 
> Firefox Preferences and tried to turn off checking for site 
> certificates, but this did not work.
> Anybody have any clue what is going on here?

You should take it up with your bank. No bank should use self signed certs.
They changed how Firefox 3 handles untrusted certs, so it's a bit of a 


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