Weeks ago, Microsoft and Mozilla announced that they wanted to increase the security of their systems by upgrading the SSL certificates that they were using. The SHA-1 algorithm, still used in a lot of sites, it has been regarded as vulnerable, so it is clear that their use is dangerous for the information that is exchanged. Basically, because anyone can successfully perform a cyber attack.
Now it is the Google planning to upgrade the security of SSL certificates that uses. Specifically, the company would leave behind the SHA-1 protocol to prevent attacks on the security of their systems, besides providing an additional layer of protection for all users who use both services and applications of the company. Continue reading “Google announced the abandonment of the SHA-1 protocol”