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Browsers impose transition to SHA-2

14 January 2016

Google Chrome has announced that it will stop supporting the hashing algorithm SHA-1. SHA-2 is the follow-up to SHA-1 and set to become the new standard, since SHA-1 certificates are no longer considered to be secure. Google, Microsoft and Mozilla want to block SHA-1 from January 2017 at the latest, although they are considering ...

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