SSL is a secure method to protect your information while transmitting between your computer and the server. Basically, it will encrypt your information like email, password, bank and credit card information before sending to the server.
If the SSL connection is not private, your date will not be protected and could leak out, or being exploit by someone else. A very clear example of SSL connection errors is the “your connection is not private” error in Google Chrome.
Before we are going to discuss more on this error, I want to tell you that I’m using a Mac OS X computer with Google Chrome browser installed. By using Google Chrome, when an SSL connection error, you will get an error message like: “Your connection is not private”. It’s very big and clear.
There are two main reasons why you get this error on your Google Chrome browser: incorrect date time on your computer or some applications are blocking your SSL connections.
No matter what reason is it, you have to determine the issue and fix it as soon as possible. If not, your connection could not be safe and can be exploited by some attackers.
To fix your connection is not private error in Google Chrome, you need to check the date time of your computer and verify it’s correct. Next step, check your antivirus or security programs and make sure it does not block any of your SSL connections.
The simplest method to verify that just disable them and reload the web-page again to verify if the issue is gone or not.