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Random security alerts

I used to be able to access my workplace server from home to read my emails. Over the last 2 weeks I have been getting random security warnings. I can not access the server when the warning appears. I can access it when it does not appear. I never know when it will happen.

Wish I could attach a screenshot if it but it appears I cannot on this site.  Here is the cut and paste:

Your connection is not privateAttackers might be trying to steal your information from myapps.tronc.com (for example, passwords, messages, or credit cards).
 NET::ERR_CERT_AUTHORITY_INVALID

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Re: alert

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Relationship?

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Sorry but I am not sure what you mean by "relationship"? I work there and occasionally check my email inbox at night and on weekends. Sometimes I get the alert. Sometimes I do not. I asked our IT person and he said the problem is on my end. He said someone might be on my home internet besides me.

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IT needs to re-engage.

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If this is for work then the IT can't walk. Talk to them again and if they don't perform their duty, talk to their boss or HR.

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Re: relationship

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I meant to ask if there would be any special reason for that site to come up (for example your employer uses their software, or they are a customer, or it's created by a former employee) in stead of any other site. Or are the the makers of the software you use to connect to the company?

And is there a connection between that site and you? For example, you bought something from them, or you visited their site, or you clicked on an ad, just before the popup started.

More questions:
Does it pop up also if you're not connected to your work. Or only then? You wrote it interferes with the connection, but not if it's linked to it. If it's not linked, it doesn't seem to be an issue for the IT dept of your work, although it's strange it interferes.

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