Life in Rural Kyrgyzstan
Kazakhstan|life|July 19, 2019 / 01:51 PM
Kazakhstan government intercepting all HTTPS traffic

AKIPRESS.COM - Starting Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the Kazakhstan government has started intercepting all HTTPS Internet traffic inside its borders, ZDNet reported.

Local Internet service providers (ISPs) have been instructed by the local government to force their respective users into installing a government-issued certificate on all devices, and in every browser.

The certificate, once installed, will allow local government agencies to decrypt users' HTTPS traffic, look at its content, encrypt it again with their certificate, and send it to its destination.

Kazakh users trying to access the Internet since yesterday have been redirected to web pages that contained instructions on how to install the government's root certificate in their respective browsers, may it be a desktop or mobile device.


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