Articles in “CA Program”

January 2020 CA Communication

Mozilla has sent a CA Communication to inform Certificate Authorities (CAs) who have root certificates included in Mozilla’s program about current events relevant to their membership in our program and … Read more

Protecting our Users in Kazakhstan

Russian translation: Если вы хотите ознакомиться с этим текстом на русском языке, нажмите здесь. Kazakh translation: Бұл постыны қазақ тілінде мына жерден оқыңыз. In July, a Firefox user informed Mozilla … Read more

September 2018 CA Communication

Mozilla has sent a CA Communication to inform Certification Authorities (CAs) who have root certificates included in Mozilla’s program about current events relevant to their membership in our program and … Read more

Root Store Policy Updated

After several months of discussion on the mozilla.dev.security.policy mailing list, our Root Store Policy governing Certification Authorities (CAs) that are trusted in Mozilla products has been updated. Version 2.6 has … Read more

The end of SHA-1 on the Public Web

Our deprecation plan for the SHA-1 algorithm in the public Web, first announced in 2015, is drawing to a close. Today a team of researchers from CWI Amsterdam and Google … Read more

Distrusting New WoSign and StartCom Certificates

Mozilla has discovered that a Certificate Authority (CA) called WoSign has had a number of technical and management failures. Most seriously, we discovered they were backdating SSL certificates in order … Read more