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Mozilla Re-enables SHA-1 Certificate Support in Firefox

Jan 08, 2016, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

In an unexpected move, when browser vendor Mozilla released Firefox 43.0.4 on Jan. 6, it re-enabled support for newly issued SHA-1(Secure Hash Algorithm 1) security certificates. Mozilla had previously set Firefox to reject new SHA-1 signed Secure Sockets Layer/Transport Layer Security certificates as of Jan. 1.

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