Wednesday, June 8, 2016


If your web browser security TSL( Transport Layer Security) or also known as SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is using 1.0 or an earlier version, you will not be able to access the cashier to send, receive or exchange lindens $L's. You must update your browser to support 1.2 before June 15th, 2016.
If you are not sure what version of security your browser is using and want to see if it will support SL's cashier simply use this link below to find out.  This website automatically detects which version you are using and analyzes your TSL/SSL client and will let you know if it is up to date or if it's unsafe:

You will also need to use the latest version of the Second Life viewer or Firestorm 4.7.7.  If you use a different 3rd party viewer, check their website to insure that they support the new changes.

Why You Need To Update Your Web Browser & SL Viewer:
Updating your web browser and SL viewer will secure encryption protocol. Older versions will not support the ephemeral key cipher suites.  These protect against spyware programs.  Adversaries that gather large amounts of traffic and then use it to attack your computer.  Session ticket support is used to speed up encrypted communications between the client and server like your passwords and other private information without exposing it to spyware and other attackers that may be tapping your line.  The newest versions of the SL Viewer and Firestorm Viewer supports the updated TSL which the protocols provides a more secure HTTPS for internet transactions between the web browser and the SL servers thus making your cashier transaction and log in information more secure.

TSL/SSL is not automatically built into all browser nor does it automatically update on all browsers.
However, the TSL/SSL is implemented in all versions of Windows.
To be sure your browsers has TSL installed consider using one of these popular browsers:
Internet Explorer
MS Edge

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