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Over the past couple of days, I have been trying to access Gmail in Chrome by navigating to As seen in the error below, it says the server identifies itself as not Makes sense, right? I can type into Chrome and use Gmail webapp just fine but typing returns the error attached. and work without problems in Safari. My certificates in Keychain Access seem ok but I do not know much about how they work.

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I have tried clearing Chrome's browsing data

Technical details:

  • OS X 10.8.4
  • Google Chrome 28.0.1500.95
  • Safari 6.0.5

Anyone have any suggestions?

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Ok I just submitted this to the Google through the Report an issue option in Chrome. If I hear anything, I will update here. – Jacob Lambrecht Aug 18 '13 at 16:52

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I figured out what was preventing me from accessing Gmail via avast! antivirus had "Scan secure connections" enabled in the web shield. I disabled that option, which I forgot I had manually enabled earlier this summer. Other antivirus applications like Kaspersky have a similar function that could be doing the same thing. The "Scan secure connections" was also blocking Apple Software Updates via the Mac App Store.

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