If your Kaspersky security software frequently displays a warning Cannot guarantee authenticity of the domain to which encrypted connection is established, then this post will explain what this means and how you may disable this warning, if you wish to, on your Windows PC.
When you see this warning, it means that there is something wrong with the Certificate of the website. The certificate could have been revoked, or it could have been acquired illegally, or the certificate chain is broken – and so on.
The site may or may not be fraudulent or vulnerable to data interception. While it is recommended that you click on Disconnect, if you are sure that the webpage is safe, you may click Continue to proceed.
Cannot guarantee authenticity of the domain to which encrypted connection is established
While such warnings are meant for your safety, if you find yourself receiving this Kaspersky warning often – especially on websites you trust, you may want to consider turning it off.
If you wish to disable this warning, open your Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Kaspersky Internet Security or Kaspersky Total Security and click on the Settings icon.
In the left pane, you will see Additional settings. Click on it and then select Network to open the Network Settings.
Now under Encrypted connections scanning, check the Do not scan encrypted connections box.
How do you stop Kaspersky Cannot guarantee authenticity of the domain?
To stop Kaspersky from checking the domain authenticity, you need to follow the aforementioned steps minutely. It is required to enable or tick the Do not scan encrypted connections checkbox. You can find this option in the Network settings panel under the main settings panel of Kaspersky.
How do I fix Kaspersky connection not protected?
If Kaspersky is showing an error message regarding the protected connection while opening a website, you need to follow the above-mentioned steps. In other words, you need to enable the Do not scan encrypted connections setting in the Network settings panel of Kaspersky. Following that, it won’t scan for authenticity and show the error message.