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  1. #1

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    Jul 19, 2011
    Invalid Cert (Yahoo)
    I am trying to log into my yahoo account and I am getting an invalid certificate error. I know this can mean a phishing site, but I logged into my wife's macbook air (from work) and got the same error message. Could this be an issue with the browser. I am a new mac user and don't know much about the ins/outs of Safari yet.

  2. #2

    Gandalph's Avatar
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    Feb 03, 2009
    Duns. Scottish Borders.
    27" i7 iMac. Intel Quad Core. 16 GB Ram.
    Try a different browser and see if the same thing is happening.

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    Hemmingway's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jul 19, 2011
    MacBook Pro 15", i7 2GHz Quad Core, 4GB RAM, 500GB HD, OS X 10.7.1 - iPhone 3GS
    I use just Safari since the release of Lion and while Yahoo! does not use encryption (https), I can access my Yahoo! mail with no problem or certificate error. I use Google DNS ( & as my primary and secondary DNS before using the DNS from my ISP.

    I do have Safari checked to notify me about fraudulent websites, located under Safari -> Preferences -> Security. I do not use any proxy settings or a connection script; Safari -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Proxies: Change Settings.

    Have you tried clearing out all website data and then accessing Yahoo! again? Safari -> Preferences -> Privacy -> Cookies and other Website data: Remove All Website Data...

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