WinINET HTTPS Error dialog box has bad default and insufficently scary warning.

Won’t fix Issue #989384


Oct 24, 2014
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Man-in-the-middle your HTTPS connection from Outlook or any WebOC host.
Observe dialog box.

Expected Results:

“Shoot self in face” is not the default option.
Security conscious organizations can disable “Shoot self in face” option.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Rajat J.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rajat J.” to “David W.”

      Changed Status from “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “David W.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To to “David W.”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

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