Symantec (Symantec) is one of the world's top security agencies, but also the world's leading CA ROOT agency, very many well-known sites are using Symantec certificate. In September 14th this year, 19:20 two Google product manager found two unusual EV Certificate (EV: extended verification), the certificate issued by CA Thawte Symantec Google.com, and www.Google.com, and Google has been using its own CA (by Trust Global CA Geo) issued certificates.
Google in the discovery of the forged certificate immediately after the start of an emergency revocation procedures for the forgery of certificates were intercepted, and Symantec on their internal review concluded that its internal staff is not only for the Google private created a certificate, but also for the Opera and the other more than 20 domain name issued a test certificate.
At present, this event has the latest progress, Google on its official blog announced that it will no longer be trusted by the CA Thawte Class Public issued by 3 Primary CA Symantec.
Google said the Chrome Google browser, Android system and other Google products will no longer trust Class 3 Primary CA Public.
Google in the blog also revealed that the results of negotiations with Symantec: Symantec seems to be reluctant to replace the certificate, and Google said the certificate has been unable to ensure the safety of users.
The result is that Google will no longer trust the certificate, Symantec said that if the customer has encountered the situation can be intercepted to contact them to properly handle.
If your company website or other type of website is using Class 3 Primary CA Public root certificate, you should contact the certificate as soon as possible to avoid the use of Chrome browser users can not access your site.
Symantec technical support page: https://support.symantec.com/
Affected root certificate details:
Name: Class 3 Primary Certification Authority Public
Public, O=VeriSign, Inc., OU=Class 3 Primary Certification Authority C=US
Public key SHA-1:E2:7F:7B:D8:77:D5:DF:9E:0A:3F:9E:B4:CB:0E:2E:A9:EF:DB:69:77
Public key SHA-256:B1:12:41:42:A5:A1:A5:A2:88:19:C7:35:34:0E:FF:8C:9E:2F:81:68:FE:E3:BA:18:7F:25:3B:C1:A3:92:D7:E2