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Re: [tor-talk] Using passwords with TOR

On 22/05/2011 20:03, Lee wrote:

>> I use a Firefox addon called Certificate Patrol. It keeps a record of
>> certificates that https websites serve. It then alerts you if they
>> change. It displays information about the old certificate next to the
>> new certificate so you can tell if the issuer has changed, and if the
>> old cert was due to expire anyway.
>> Should come in handy if you come across a Tor Exit node that is somehow
>> generating "valid" certificates for a domain and MITM'ing you.
> yes - that looks helpful.  Which version of Firefox are you using?  I
> tried it with FF 4.0.1 and no matter what the settings, javascript
> enabled/disabled, noscript addon enabled/disabled I couldn't get a
> popup for a newly accepted cert :(

Strange. I'm using 4.0.1 on OSX. I just turned on the functionality to
always popup info about new certificates and I don't think that is
working for me either. It definitely pops up stuff when the certificate
changes though. Maybe worth a bug report?

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