Reply to post: Chrome 70 will distrust all Symantec certificates

Chrome 66: Get into the bin, auto-playing vids and Symantec certs!

Steve Lionel

Chrome 70 will distrust all Symantec certificates

My experience with Chrome 66 Beta and older Symantec certificates is that it completely blocked you from opening the page - it doesn't just warn you it's insecure. Maybe they changed that for the public release. I had to complain to my web host that their own login page was affected - they did eventually fix it.

According to Google (https://security.googleblog.com/2018/03/distrust-of-symantec-pki-immediate.html), Chrome 70 will stop trusting ALL Symantec-issued certificates "including Symantec-owned brands like Thawte, VeriSign, Equifax, GeoTrust, and RapidSSL"

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