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Symantec Reassures CA Customers, Downplays Google Problem
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2017, 03:31:29 AM »
Symantec Reassures CA Customers, Downplays Google Problem
27 March 2017, 2:43 am

Symantec is trying to reassure its CA customers that the situation with Google isn't as bad as it seems to be. 

In a message sent out to customers, Symantec is trying to downplay Google's intended "punishment" of the certificate issuer. 

The tech giant announced last week that it was planning to stop recognizing the extended validation status of all certificates issued by Symantec-owned certificate authorities for Chrome, with the changes to take effect immediately. The decision came after the company conducted an investigation and discovered that at least 30,000 certificates, spanning over several years, could have been mis-issued.

"This is also coupled with a series of failures following the previous set of mis-issued certificates from Symantec, causin... (read more)

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