Google Proves It: SHA-1 is Broken

Most experts have been recommending that SHA-1 be deprecated for some time. Luckily, most websites use SHA-2, a more updated and less vulnerable version of the technology. All reputable certificate authorities, such as SSL.com, have retired SHA-1 certificates and are using SHA-2.

Google Slowly Forcing Security on Internet

With a thoughtful, yet decided, hand Google is ushering in a new age of secure Internet communications. Starting this month with the release of Chrome 56, Google will label websites without a properly installed digital certificate as “Not Secure”. Initially, only websites that accept passwords » Continue Reading.