[thelist] OT: Microsoft digital certificate stolen

Whitten, Gary gwhitten at eprise.com
Thu Mar 22 15:52:54 CST 2001

Actually, it isn't as rare as you might think.  A simple misconfiguration
can generate this, as well as a certificate expiring.

-----Original Message-----
From: Green, Janet [mailto:JGreen at DesMoinesMetro.com]
Sent: Thursday, March 22, 2001 4:48 PM
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Subject: RE: [thelist] OT: Microsoft digital certificate stolen

How likely is it that the average web surfer will encounter this, or receive
these popup dialog boxes, actually giving them the opportunity to reject the

>>>>Web browsers generally encounter such certificates
when the arrive on a Web site that has an ActiveX control,
which allows dynamic content. Usually, a dialog box pops up
asking the users if they would like to trust the code and
allow it to run on the their machines.<<<

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