[NBLUG/talk] Does Konqueror support 128-bit SSLv3?
troy at zenux.net
Wed Jan 18 14:10:51 PST 2006
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 01:21:40PM -0800, Lincoln Peters wrote:
> I just tried to log into the American Century website using Konqueror 3.5, and
> I got an error message saying that my browser does not support 128-bit
> encryption and SSLv3. Specifically, it said:
> American Century Investments requires you to use an internet browser that
> supports 128-bit encryption and Secure Socket Layer v3 (SSL v3) to access
> account information at americancentury.com.
> The internet browser version you are using does not support 128-bit encryption
> or SSL v3. Please upgrade your internet browser so you may continue to access
> your account at americancentury.com.
> The website proceeded to recommend that I use either Netscape, MSIE, or
> So I checked the "Crypto" settings in the Konqueror preferences, and counted
> 15 different 128-bit SSLv3 implementations that it supports. Is it possible
> that there is another 128-bit SSLv3 algorithm out there that that is
> supported by the three aforementioned browsers but NOT by Konqueror, or is
> the website more likely to be assuming that my browser doesn't support
> 128-bit SSLv3 because they've never heard of Konqueror before (in which case
> I'll send a complaint to their webmaster)?
I dunno. But you might test this by changing your user agent under
user agent spoofing will be useless if the site uses some other browser
sniffing method, but it might help figure out what's going on.
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