December 22, 2015

Google Chrome to Block SHA-1 Certificates in 2016

Google is pushing for the early removal of support for SHA-1 certificates, now deemed unsafe.

From next year, websites with new SHA-1 certificates will not be supported by Google Chrome in the interest of security. Last September, Google announced plansto slowly sunset support for the SHA-1 algorithm used within online certificates, used to validate websites.

Despite resistance from some certificate authorities (CAs), the tech giant has now joined the likes of Mozilla and Microsoft...

Read more at ZDNet News

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