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Microsoft bins unloved Chinese cert shops

Microsoft’s decided not to support digital certificates issued by Chinese outfits WoSign and StartCom, but the first-mentioned CA disputes the decision. Google, Apple and Mozilla binned WoSign certs in 2016. Microsoft says it has now “… concluded that the Chinese Certificate Authorities (CAs) WoSign and StartCom have failed to maintain the standards required by our Trusted Root Program.”

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register

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