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Broken Trust: Symantec's Untrusted Verisign Root CA

Posted by Michael F. Starke on Dec 18, 2015 4:32:22 PM

Left in the Dark: When the Sun Sets Too Early

The Internet security landscape is constantly changing.  Data drives the decisions that organizations make about their security posture; when that data is incomplete, forecasting the consequences of security changes becomes nearly impossible.  Earlier this month, at the prompting of Symantec Corporation, Google has removed trust for a legacy Verisign CA root certificate from their products including the Android mobile operating system and Chrome web browser.

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Topics: SSL certificate, certificate research, root CA

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