I was searching for hotels in Milan for up coming trip I have, and I was swamped with a truck load of sponsored links. One unsponsored link caught my eye and I selected it hoping to find more information on the central area of Milan, only to be confronted by this...
Now, I was always one of those children that when you told me that fire was hot I had to see how hot it was ... so I chose the 'Continue to this website (not recommended).' options. After ignoring this error, IE7 still does not quit warning you there is potentially a problem (kudos) and you are then shown the page with an angry red background.
IE clearly indicates that there is a certificate error and also explains that this site is apparently masquerading as another web site. By clicking on the view certificate it was clear that this website was trying to pose as www.cia.gov.
"Always and never are two words you should always remember never to use." - Wendell Johnson
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