HOWTO: Remove or Disable a Root Certificate

 

  What with Lenovo’s widely-misunderstood effort to give consumers more choice by overriding their security settings, your newsfeed is likely chock-a-block with references to “root certificates” and suggestions to remove or disable the one which Superfish uses to do its groovy thing. SSL.com wants you to have the knowledge you need to remove or disable any unwanted certificate. Below […]

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HOWTO: Remove a Root Certificate in Internet Explorer

 

  SSL.com wishes to give you the knowledge you need to manage your security architecture. Below are instructions for removing an unwanted root certificate in Internet Explorer. (If you wish to disable rather than remove a certificate see our instructions for doing this in Microsoft Management Console.) Note that you may need to run Internet Explorer with Administrator […]

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HOWTO: Remove a Root Certificate in Firefox

 

  SSL.com wishes to give you the knowledge you need to remove or disable an unwanted root certificate. Below you will find instructions for doing this in Firefox. WARNING! Manually messing about with root certificates is serious juju and can cause serious and unpleasant problems.  Remember to always back up your computer before proceeding with any […]

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HOWTO: Create a New Website in IIS 5/6

 

  This article will show you how to create a new web site in Microsoft’s Internet Information Server (IIS) 6. (The same steps will work if you are using IIS 5.) This is a required step before generating a Certificate Signing Request.

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HOWTO: Disable a Root Certificate in Windows MMC

 

  SSL.com wants you to be able to manage your own security architecture whenever possible, and thus presents here a method for disabling a root certificate in Windows using Microsoft Management Console (or MMC). Note that you may need to run MMC with Administrator privileges to follow the instructions below. WARNING! Manually messing about with root certificates is serious […]

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HOWTO: Create a New Website in IIS 5/6

 

  Microsoft’s Internet Information Manager requires a website to be in place before you can request a security certificate – makes a certain amount of sense! Here’s how to create a new site in IIS 6 (the same instructions will work for IIS 5):

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HOWTO: Turn Off SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 in Your Browser

 

   This article will show you how to disable SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 in your browser. To skip straight to the instructions, click the links below: Internet Explorer Firefox Chrome After the recent POODLE unpleasantness, both Google and Chrome secured their latest browser versions (Firefox 35, Chrome 40) by barring the use of the SSL […]

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