Sec_Error_Expired_Certificate_Mozilla_Pkix_Error_Self_Signed_Cert_Sec_Error_Revoked_Certificate error in Mozilla Firefox. You must face such kind of ‘did not connect potential security issue‘ issue while browsing a website. There are few points which you need to remember before applying these tricks:
Before starting any process, ensure that the date and time should be accurate on your device. The information of date and time is mentioned on the right side of the taskbar of the computer and at bottom of the screen. Several errors can occur due to incorrect date and time settings. Adjust the date and time by right-clicking in the date and time option.
There are some tricks that will help to get rid of Sec_Error_Expired_Certificate, Mozilla_Pkix_Error_Self_Signed_Cert, and Sec_Error_Revoked_Certificate error in the Mozilla Firefox.
1. Continuation of Insecure Connection
Accept the risk and the continue option will come during the occurrence of the error. Continuing with the insecure connection will be at your own risk.
NOTE: On Sec_Error_Revoked_Certificate error, this trick will not work and other serious errors.
2. Add the Website in your Trusted Sites List
There are some steps that need to follow:
3. Disable your Antivirus and Firewall for Temporary Period
Most of the antivirus and firewall solutions are very much sensitive to SSL errors. You need to switch off the HTTPS scanning for addressing this issue. The SSL scanning of all antivirus is different under different names. Search and disable some appropriate settings like HTTPS scanning, Scan SSL, show safe results, and Do not scan encrypted connections. Visit the manufacturer’s help section and search SSL and HTTPS settings information.
4. Clear the State of SSL
There are the following steps that need to be followed:
5. Delete your Browsing History
6. Give Permission to Firefox for Trust Root Authorities
There is an optional feature in Mozilla Firefox that helps to allow the web browser to trust the root authorities present in the Windows certificate store. For activating this feature, you need to enable the settings by going into your web browser.
7. Change your Security Settings
There are some steps that you need to follow: