Did anyone actually have the problems described above? I am typing this on a computer that dates from 2016, and my router is older than that, but I had no problems.This is kind of a public service announcement just in case you wake up on Oct 1st and have internet problems.
Internet connectivity for old devices within your home could be coming to an end on Thursday.
A digital certificate that was widely used in electronic devices prior to 2017 will expire on September 30.
It’s estimated that millions of gadgets worldwide will be affected and won’t be able to install updates of newer digital certificates to allow for continued connectivity to the internet.
Devices that could run into trouble include older MacBooks and iPhones that haven’t (or can’t) be updated with the latest software, some gaming consoles like PlayStation 3 and Nintendo 3DS as well as smart TVs, set-top boxes and IoT devices within your home
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Can we chalk this up to yet another failed prediction of the doom mongers?