Firefox version 4.0 Beta 11 - Warning about unauthenticated content?

I need some education on the error in my attached image.  Why do I see it?  What does it mean?  How to get rid of it or resolve the underlying problem?

"Warning ... unauthenticated content"

Thank you! unauth
LVL 5
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAsked:
Who is Participating?
 
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
have a look at the source.

there will be some content that has references of http:// in the code.

Tools/Options/Security/Settings/

Show a dialogue when...bottom option.
0
 
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
That is a configuration of your browser; specifically a security aspect of using SSL (secure websites) which tells you that there is both secure content, and unsecured content appearing on the same page.
These may, or may not originate from the same server. Sometimes it is from a 3rd party, (like advertising) who's servers are not using SSL.

You can alter this, by changing Security settings.
0
 
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
How can I determine which content is not secure?


And what settings would I change (if I decide to go that route)?

Thanks!
0
Cloud Class® Course: Python 3 Fundamentals

This course will teach participants about installing and configuring Python, syntax, importing, statements, types, strings, booleans, files, lists, tuples, comprehensions, functions, and classes.

 
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
The site in question is:

http://www.piratewear.com

You can create a new user then sign-in.  That is when I get the "lock" icon at the bottom right and the message when I double-click on the icon.
0
 
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
Very good.


Thank you!
0
 
Tom KnowltonWeb developerAuthor Commented:
Awesome job.
0
 
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
you are probably logged in with userid and password, and some adverts are in http://
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

All Courses

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.