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Discussion in 'Community Help Center' started by WR2E, Apr 20, 2017.

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  1. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page

    For about an hour this evening Chrome browser would not let me enter the forums telling me the connection wasn't secure and that hackers might be trying to steal login information.

    What was up with that?

    NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID is the exact error I got.
  2. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Did you get this ?

  3. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page

    No, nothing like that. That looks like some kinda Trojan, or ransomware from an infected system.

    What I got was the error that I mentioned above, generated by Chrome running on my tablet.

    It was only on the ' https ' pages, specifically when I tried to enter the forums.
  4. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page


    It normally means exactly what it says.

    NET::ERR_CERT_INVALID. That can happen for many reasons.

    When that happens, Try to refresh the page.

    I do notice that Facebook HTTP links lurk on QRZ now, Maybe one of those caused it.

    On Chrome, You can do a "Inspect Page" and see what is going on.

    Good Luck, Have Fun.
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2017
  5. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yeah, that didn't work... for about an hour or so, then it cleared up.

    Not if Chrome won't let you load the page you can't.
  6. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I guess that depends on your advanced settings.

    I can manually load a page, Even if a virus is detected.

    Most users would not do that, But it is very useful to see what a virus is doing, Or trying to do.

    If the problem fixed itself, Then that must be the fix. Please Wait.....
  7. WR2E

    WR2E Ham Member QRZ Page

    Yeah, there was something going on with QRZ, I'm sure it wasn't the tablet.

    If I didn't know better, I would think some hackers were screwing around. Probably the Russians.
    KA9JLM likes this.

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