On 09/01/2009 05:58 PM, David E. Ross wrote:
> On 9/1/2009 11:16 AM, NoOp wrote:
>> On 09/01/2009 06:10 AM, JD wrote:
>>> I have changed the companies name but here is the error:
>>>
>>> You have attempted to establish a connection with 
>>> "secure.companyebill.com". However, the security certificate presented 
>>> belongs to "*company.com". It is possible, though unlikely, that someone 
>>> may be trying to intercept your communication with this web site.
>>>
>>> If you suspect the certificate shown does not belong to 
>>> "secure.companyebill.com", please cancel the connection and notify the 
>>> site administrator.
>>>
>>> The choices are: View Certificate, OK, Cancel and Help.
>>>
>>> The odd thing is, I'm not trying to connect to the site. I have a 
>>> bookmark for this company in a Credit Pay folder in a Companies folder 
>>> in the dropdown menu for my Bookmarks so I'm not trying to connect to 
>>> the site I'm just hovering over the link to the bookmark for the company 
>>> in the sub folder. I don't have to click on the link to get the error.
>> 
>> Something is definitely odd here. You should _only_ get the warning if
>> you _click_ the link. Here is a test (taken from the SeaMonkey
>> smoketests & modified slightly) that I'd like you to try:
> 
> Wrong!  If the site has a favicon and your preferences are set to put
> the icon on the bookmark, merely opening the Bookmarks Manager will
> attempt to fetch the icon.  (If the bookmark is in a folder, opening the
> folder within Bookmarks Manager is required.)  If it's a secure site,
> the site certificate must be negotiated.  This does not require actually
> selecting a link to the site or even hovering (mouse over) the bookmark.

Ah... interesting point, I never thought of that.

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