Google: timeline for distrusting all Symantec Certificates in Chrome

Google published a timeline recently on the Google Security blog which highlights the timeline for dropping support for Symantec-issued certificates in Chrome. The company plans to drop full support in Chrome 70, but will distrust certificates that were issued before June 1, 2016 as early as March 15, 2018 (Chrome 66). The core of the issue surrounding Symantec certificates — the business operates under brand … Continue reading Google: timeline for distrusting all Symantec Certificates in Chrome

Symantec Responds To Google Distrusting Its Certificates

Google announced in March that its Chrome browser would gradually stop trusting certificates issued by Symantec because the company improperly issued 30,000 certificates over the last few years. Symantec responded today with a blog post saying it’s met with Google to discuss the issue several times and that its customers have said the change would “cause significant business disruption and additional expense.” Certificates are used … Continue reading Symantec Responds To Google Distrusting Its Certificates