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Chrome 66 Distrusts Older Symantec Certificates

18
Apr
2018
Chrome 66 Distrusts Older Symantec Certificates

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Released in the stable channel on Tuesday, Chrome 66 removes trusts in website certificates that Symantec issued before June 1, 2016, while also bringing a trial of Site Isolation, and patching 62 vulnerabilities.

The removal of trust in older Symantec certificates was triggered by the improper issuance of numerous digital certificates over the course of several years. Last year, Google said it wanted all website certificates issued by the Certificate Authority to be replaced until Chrome 70 arrives this fall. Mozilla too will completely remove trust in root certificates issued by Symantec.

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