• US government shutdown leaves websites down

    5 monthes ago - By TechRadar

    A number of government websites are now inaccessible after 80 TLS certificates used by the US government have expired and with no staff on hand to renew them as a result of the government shutdown. According to Netfcraft , NASA, the US Department of Justice and the Court of Appeals are just some of the US government agencies whose websites have been affected by the shutdown. Hundreds of thousands of government workers have been furloughed including the staff responsible for handling IT support and cybersecurity. With no one to service them or update their TLS certificates, government...
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  • Government shutdown has left several US agency websites inaccessible

    Government shutdown has left several US agency websites inaccessible

    5 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Agency websites are among the many facets of the US government that the ongoing shutdown has affected, as more than 80 TLS certificates on government sites have reportedly expired. Even though federal employees could have renewed them well in advance...
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  • Some US government websites won't load after HTTPS certificates expire during shutdown

    5 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    In a government shutdown, everything deemed non-essential stops. As we found out, renewing the certificates on its websites is considered non-essential.
    Several government sites are currently inaccessible or blocked by most browsers after their HTTPS certificate expired. With nobody available to renew them during the government shutdown, these sites are kicking back warning errors.
    According to Netcraft, a U.K.-based internet security services company, many government domains can't be accessed until someone fixes the certificates. Some sites, like one Justice Department subdomain , are at...
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