Google Chrome browser to end support for SHA-1 certificates before the beginning of January 2017




Planning company Google to drop support for the safety certificate SHA-1 within the browser Google Chrome with the beginning of the month of January 2017, and Google has raised the idea of the abolition of support for these old certificates as of September 2014.

The browsers and sites encrypts data traffic to protect the contents of an Internet connection using a hash function or hash function, which is a sports Khoazmih you convert a wide range of data into smaller data.

And it is created a unique fingerprint for each piece of data you get a digital signature to prove it did not change its content has not been tampered with as it passed within the various Khodam online.

Organization Certificate Authority and the neglect of security certificates SHA-1 because of a security weak points where, when Nschert basic conditions with regard to encrypt and standard security technology to create encrypted connections between Web server and browser SSL in 2011.

And recommended that all producers of approvals certificates (CAS) Navigation and the neglect of the signing of the SHA-1 certificates, identified with the first date of the month of January 2016 to the end of the deal.

The company will as SHA-certificates 1 is safe, and will stop supporting it through the first two steps are to prevent the SHA-Certificates 1, starting from the beginning of 2016 with the issuance Google Chrome copy of the final 48, which is due out before the end of January 2016.

And the browser will display an error in the certificate if it encounters a site with a certificate signed depending on SHA-1, issued on or after January 1, 2016.

Google will be in the second stage stop completely support for SHA-1 certificates with the beginning of January 2017, and will face the sites that have security signatures and certificates of SHA-1 network problems when accessed.

Both Microsoft and Mozilla and stated that they would stop their support for SHA-1 certificates within EDGE and Firefox browsers before the beginning of the month of January 2017.


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