SHA-1 and Google Chrome
15 September 2014: Google announces, Chrome browser will show warning message for all SHA-1 certificates with expiration date after 01 January 2016. Therefore, all certificate providers will generally issue exclusively SHA-2 certificates as of October 2014. In order to check whether your certificate is based on SHA-1, open it and verify under details/„Signature algorithm“.
If you wish to reissue your certificate, most providers offer it for free. Please proceed as follows:
- First contact the issuer of your certificate. This is the fastest and most efficient way. The support-address of all providers is listed on the bottom of this page: http://globalprotec.com/en/brands
- If this is not successful, send your new CSR along with your order number through our web-form: http://globalprotec.com/en/about/contact