No root for you! Google slams door on Symantec certs

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Google being ‘alarmist’ claims Symantec

free asian dating websites The four-month row between Google and Symantec over SSL certificate issuing has just gone nuclear, with the Chocolate Factory making good on its threats and beginning a blockade.

nettdating bergen “Over the course of the coming weeks, Google will be moving to distrust the ‘Class 3 Public Primary CA’ root certificate operated by Symantec Corporation, across Chrome, Android, and Google products,” said Google software engineer Ryan Sleevi.

stel zoekt man in Soest “Symantec has decided that this root will no longer comply with the CA/Browser Forum’s Baseline Requirements. As these requirements reflect industry best practice and are the foundation for publicly trusted certificates, the failure to comply with these represents an unacceptable risk to users of Google products.”

par s√łker kvinne i Vestfold Sleevi said that Symantec had informed Google that the root certificate would be used for purposes other than for publicly trusted connections, but isn’t saying what else they might be used for. As a result, it’s on Google’s naughty list.

vrouw zoekt man in Overijssel “Symantec has indicated that they do not believe their customers, who are the operators of secure websites, will be affected by this removal,” Sleevi said. “Further, Symantec has also indicated that, to the best of their knowledge, they do not believe customers who attempt to access sites secured with Symantec certificates will be affected by this.”

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