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Some websites showing as unsecure on Android

« on: 24 March, 2024, 08:23:33 AM »
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Right there's an issue which is that some sites I visit on my Samsung phone - powered by Android, are flagged as having outdated SSL certs, even though this doesn't happen on my laptop or desktop.  Very strange.

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« Reply #1 on: 25 March, 2024, 04:10:02 AM »
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A lot of ppl have experienced the same thing.  There's a known issue with Android phones that marks websites as unsafe if the SSL cert info isn't in a certain order.

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« Reply #2 on: 27 March, 2024, 10:04:02 AM »
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A lot of ppl have experienced the same thing.  There's a known issue with Android phones that marks websites as unsafe if the SSL cert info isn't in a certain order.
You mean 1000's of visitors will think websites are unsafe even though they're safe!  This sucks. :o

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« Reply #3 on: 27 March, 2024, 10:16:45 AM »
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A lot of ppl have experienced the same thing.  There's a known issue with Android phones that marks websites as unsafe if the SSL cert info isn't in a certain order.
You mean 1000's of visitors will think websites are unsafe even though they're safe!  This sucks. :o
So as I understand it, I've left many sites thinking they were not secure because Android wrongly said they were unsafe?

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« Reply #4 on: 30 March, 2024, 12:41:09 PM »
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A lot of ppl have experienced the same thing.  There's a known issue with Android phones that marks websites as unsafe if the SSL cert info isn't in a certain order.
You mean 1000's of visitors will think websites are unsafe even though they're safe!  This sucks. :o
So as I understand it, I've left many sites thinking they were not secure because Android wrongly said they were unsafe?
This happens, but it can also be because the phone's browser's cookies and cache hasn't been cleared, or there's an issue with the hardware.

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« Reply #5 on: 02 April, 2024, 11:07:42 AM »
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A lot of ppl have experienced the same thing.  There's a known issue with Android phones that marks websites as unsafe if the SSL cert info isn't in a certain order.
You mean 1000's of visitors will think websites are unsafe even though they're safe!  This sucks. :o
So as I understand it, I've left many sites thinking they were not secure because Android wrongly said they were unsafe?
This happens, but it can also be because the phone's browser's cookies and cache hasn't been cleared, or there's an issue with the hardware.
Yes there's a good chance for either of these, however the problem here as I see it, is that many smartphone users won't be thinking in terms of clearing their cookies and cache files, so same problem remains.  They'll still think sites are unsecure.


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« Reply #6 on: 08 April, 2024, 08:08:07 AM »
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A lot of ppl have experienced the same thing.  There's a known issue with Android phones that marks websites as unsafe if the SSL cert info isn't in a certain order.
You mean 1000's of visitors will think websites are unsafe even though they're safe!  This sucks. :o
So as I understand it, I've left many sites thinking they were not secure because Android wrongly said they were unsafe?
This happens, but it can also be because the phone's browser's cookies and cache hasn't been cleared, or there's an issue with the hardware.
Yes there's a good chance for either of these, however the problem here as I see it, is that many smartphone users won't be thinking in terms of clearing their cookies and cache files, so same problem remains.  They'll still think sites are unsecure.


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This is it, you don't know if sites are secure or not and if you've contracted spyware and such.

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« Reply #7 on: 14 April, 2024, 12:33:40 PM »
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Seems like a bit of a catch-22 to me


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Re: Some websites showing as unsecure on Android

« Reply #8 on: 22 April, 2024, 11:28:01 AM »
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Seems like a bit of a catch-22 to me


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Yes, and I wonder how many websites are 'flagged' in this way by Android phones in a week or a month when in fact they're totally secure?  Could be millions!