As the security certificate on all connected objects expires, millions of smartphones, game consoles and PCs may be deprived of the Internet on September 30, 2021. This concerns all devices marketed before 2017 that have not been updated.
smart phones,, tablets, but also game consoles, TVs… Everywhere and for years. However, on September 30, 2021, millions of devices may be denied connection! A giant ‘blackout’ could affect too many devices built before 2017. Why? Because this September 30, 2021, a Digital security will end, and at the same time, the lack of an update will block another certificate, more widespread, necessary today to connect to the Internet, for example watching videos, or checking emails.
The culprit is the testimony This is what allows the ISRG Root X1 file to be authenticated, which is essential today for encrypting Internet connections. according to The researcher at the origin of this discovery is all previous Connected TVs or game consoles that have not been updated will not be able to access some Internet services.
All affected operating systems
To anticipate this potential downgrade, there are two solutions: update your device; Install a recent browser version Because it does not use this security certificate and thus allows you to connect to the Internet without fear of interruption.
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