Usually Safari browser works fine for browsing on the Internet, still, there are sometimes you may come across a persistent error message, which is about verifying the identity of a specific website. The error message shows: – “Safari can’t verify the identity of the website”
Actually, this massage indicates the certificate for a particular website is invalid. You may connect to a site, which is pretending to be “URL” that could put your private info at risk and shows a message “would you like to connect to the site anyway?”
This is valid security warning, so click on the link “Show Certificate” to attempt to verify everything appearances as it should yourself. Contrariwise, this may appear as a specious message from Safari too, as well as that’s what we are looking to troubleshoot here. This message should be not ignored as it is a valid security alert.
To fix this issue simply update Safari to the latest version.
- Go to the Apple menu and then select “Software Update”
- Now check all updates available for Safari and install it carefully
Optionally, clear all cookie files as it also impacted domains too, but it shouldn’t be essential.
If the error remains unchanged follow the given steps to resolve an erroneous certificate error is to turn to Keychain Access.
Step-1: Close the Safari browser completely
Step-2: Press Command+Spacebar to bring up Spotlight search, and then type command “Keychain Access” and click return to launch the app
Step-3: Go to the menu “Keychain Access” and choose “Keychain First Aid” from the menu list
Step-4: Type your current password, and then check the box “Verify” -> “Start” button
Step-5: Now, select the radio button “Repair” and then “Start” button again
Step-6: Reopen Safari software as well as visit the website again.
In case your issue remains unchanged then get Safari Browser Customer support from Mycustomerservice.