Website Certified by an Unknown Authority?
2600denver at gmail.com
Sun Apr 9 17:18:09 UTC 2006
Try scanning with Spybot Search and Destroy, Ad-Aware, and an Antivirus
program. Sounds like you might be part of a botnet.
On 4/9/06, pyllyukko <pyllyukko at maimed.org> wrote:
> Yes, I know what a self-signed certificate is.. But the point is, that i'm
> not trying (or wanting) to access hackshaven at all. It doesn't matter if
> I'm on google, or anywhere else, the message still comes popping up from
> time to time. Actually, it doesn't even matter if I'm using a https
> connection or not.
> On Sat, 8 Apr 2006, 2600denver wrote:
> > That just means that hackshaven doesn't have their SSL cert certified by
> > trusted (according to firefox) authority such as verisign inc. The
> > to and from hackshaven is still encrypted so your exit node will be
> > assuming they don't make their private encryption key public. Could it
> > there is an embedded image in a page that links to
> > https://hackshaven/img.jpg?
> > On 4/8/06, Pyllyukko <pyllyukko at maimed.org> wrote:
> >> Hello everybody.
> >> I Have a weird problem with Tor. Every once in a while when I'm happily
> >> browsing the net with Firefox 220.127.116.11 using Tor 0.1.1.17-rc, I get this
> >> error
> >> from Firefox, saying "Website Certified by an Unknown Authority...
> >> to
> >> verify the identity of www.hackshaven.com as a trusted site". The
> >> always warns me from the same site, www.hackshaven.com, the strangest
> >> is
> >> that I'm not trying to access the site at all.
> >> It doesn't matter what site I'm trying to access, or is Firefox only
> >> updating
> >> my RSS feeds. I tried to sniff my traffic with Ethereal, but it didn't
> >> seem
> >> that my host was accessing the hackshaven ip at all.
> >> I noticed that there is a Tor node named "hackshaven", and it shares
> >> same
> >> ip with the site, so I'm guessing it's the same host=) I also tried to
> >> the node to the excludenodes list, but it didn't seem to do any good.
> >> So my question is, what the hell is happening here? Sounds really fishy
> >> me.
> >> Could it be something involving the way the SOCKS proxy works? But
> >> it
> >> interact with the Tor nodes in a "different level"? Is hackshaven
> >> to be
> >> a man-in-the-middle, or is this something else?
> >> Please explain this to me, I'm confused.
> >> Sincerely,
> >> pyllis.
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