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   - View the certificate information. The process to do this varies by browser:   - View the certificate information. The process to do this varies by browser:
     * In **Firefox**,​ click the padlock icon, click the right-arrow next to the domain name, and look at the "​Verified by:" line. For full information,​ click More Information -> Security -> View Certificate and look at the details under Issued To, Issued By, and Period of Validity.     * In **Firefox**,​ click the padlock icon, click the right-arrow next to the domain name, and look at the "​Verified by:" line. For full information,​ click More Information -> Security -> View Certificate and look at the details under Issued To, Issued By, and Period of Validity.
-    * In **Chrome (Windows)**,​ click on the three-bars ​icon at the top right, go to More Tools --> Developer Tools, click the Security Tab, click on "​View ​Certificate", and look at the "Issued by" ​line. For full information,​ click the Details tab, click on Issuer, ​and look at the values for "CN" ​(Common Name) and "​O"​ (Organization) below+    * In **Chrome (Windows)**,​ click the padlock ​icon, click on Certificate,​ and look at the "Issue to:" and "Issued by:" ​lines
-    * In **Chrome (Mac)**, click on the three-bars ​icon at the top right, go to More Tools --> Developer Tools, click the Security Tab, click on "​View ​Certificate", and look at the "​Issued by" line. For full information, ​click Details and look at the various Organization and Common Name fields.+    * In **Chrome (Mac)**, click the padlock ​icon, click on Certificate,​ and look at the "​Issued by" line. For full information, ​expand the Details ​section ​and look at the values for Common Name and Organization.
     * In **Safari**, click the padlock icon -> Show Certificate and look at Expires, Common Name under Subject Name, and Organization and Common Name under Issuer Name.     * In **Safari**, click the padlock icon -> Show Certificate and look at Expires, Common Name under Subject Name, and Organization and Common Name under Issuer Name.
  
-Secure connections to zotero.org will show that the site is verified ​by "​Amazon"​ or "​Let'​s Encrypt"​. Secure connections to s3.amazonaws.com may show "​DigiCert Baltimore CA-2 G2" or another global certificate authority. If you see a different entity, something is likely intercepting your secure connections. (Something intercepting your connection could also self-identify as one of the expected entities, but this is rare.)+Secure connections to zotero.org will show that the certificate ​is issued ​by "​Amazon"​ or "​Let'​s Encrypt"​. Secure connections to s3.amazonaws.com may show "​DigiCert Baltimore CA-2 G2" or another global certificate authority. If you see a different entity, something is likely intercepting your secure connections. (Something intercepting your connection could also self-identify as one of the expected entities, but this is rare.)
  
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kb/site_certificate_info.txt · Last modified: 2020/05/27 06:58 by dstillman