Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Mozilla Takes A Turn Slapping Symantec’s Certification SNAFU

Mozilla has weighed in to the ongoing Symantec-Google certificate spat, telling Symantec it should follow the Alphabet subsidiary’s advice on how to restore trust in its certificates. Readers will recall that Symantec has repeatedly issued certs that didn’t ring true with browser-makers and at the end of April 2017 Google started a countdown, the conclusion of which would see its Chrome browser warn users if it encountered Symantec certs. Symantec offered up a remediation plan, mostly based on putting auditors through the joint. But it looks like that’s not sufficient for Mozilla.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register

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