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Expired Cert Behind Rift Outage

Oculus Rift headsets ceased operating today, leaving owners with virtually no way to enjoy their virtual reality. Thanks TechCrunch for pointing the way to this post that explains Oculus is working on the issue, which apparently stems from an expired security certificate, making for some extremely unhappy customers:

We are aware of and actively investigating an issue impacting ability to access Rift software. Our teams apologize for any inconvenience this may be causing you and appreciate your patience while we work on a resolution. We'll share more updates here as we have them. Thanks.

Hey everyone - This is an issue with our software certification that we're still actively working on. For security, we use a certificate to ensure that the software you receive actually comes from Oculus. That certificate has expired, and we're looking at a few different ways to resolve the issue. We’ll update you with the latest info as available. We recommend you wait until we provide an official fix. Thanks for your patience.

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