This is not the first time that these four browsers banned the certificate issued by the Kazakhstan government for stalking attacks.
Apple Safari has been one of the Tech Companies and browsers who have permanently blocked a web browser root certificate. The said certificate was originally from and used by the Kazakhstan government to do surveillance of its citizens. Among the Tech Giants who have banned the certificate are Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla.
Apple Safari Bans Kazakhstan HTTPS Certificate
The Kazakhstan HTTPS certificate allows the government authorities to check and monitor its people’s online activity. This is done by intercepting and decrypting HTTPS traffic from their capital city, Nur-Sultan.
However, according to ZDNet, Apple and other browser makers joined forces on Friday to ban the certificate. This is right after the Kazakhstan Government-mandated local ISPs to block foreign websites, including Twitter and Google, unless users had the certificate installed.
After the ban, Safari, Chrome, Mozilla, and Edge are inaccessible to this country, for they refuse to work with the mandated certificate. It will show up an error stating that sites aren’t trustworthy.
Based on the additional ZDNet reports, this is not the first time that these four browsers banned the certificate issued by the Kazakhstan government for stalking attacks.
How to look for Saved Passwords: Though we are guilty of forgetting and using the same passwords all over again, we tend to rely on the feature of our browser that automatically saves passwords.
Good, Apple Safari has this kind of feature that allows you to do it. Once you follow these steps, there’s no need for you to worry about losing your passwords. Here’s how to look and do it:
- First, go to “Settings,” which can be found on the first page of the Home screen
- Then scroll down to the list of Settings options and look for the “Passwords & Accounts.” And tap it.
- In the “Passwords & Accounts” section, click “Website & App Passwords.”
- Once done with security authentication whether using Face ID, Touch ID, or your passcode, Safari will show the saved account information which was organized alphabetically. You may scroll through or use the search bar until you find the entry with the password you need. Then tap it.
- On the next screen, you will see account info in detail, including the username and the password.
If ever you still often have trouble managing passwords, it’s better to use a password manager app instead.