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EV certificate compatibility and Firefox 3.5

Created: 02 Jul 2009 • Updated: 18 Dec 2012 • 1 comment
Tim Callan's picture
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Hi folks. Sorry for the lack of posts lately. I've been slammed.

Writing today because Firefox 3.5 has broken the download record for a new browser version with over 8 million downloads in a single day. One subject that has been the source online discussion is the fact that the EV certificates for a series of SSL brands (four that I know of) have stopped showing up green in Firefox 3.5.

You can be assured that this problem does not happen with the EV SSL Certificates from VeriSign, thawte, or GeoTrust.

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Nick Wilsdon's picture

I'm even getting this for Verisign certificates on FF 3.0.12 on Ubuntu. Ebay for example - "arbd.ebay.com uses an invalid security certificate"

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