This is a public service announcement and a reminder to site owners. Google’s Chrome browser has already started the process of ending support for Symantec SSL/TLS certificates. This includes companies owned by Symantec including Thawte, Verisign, Equifax, GeoTrust and RapidSSL.
Chrome 66 is ending support for Symantec certificates issued before June 1, 2016 on the following schedule:
- The ‘Canary’ release already ended support for these certificates. It was released on January 20th, 2018.
- The Beta release for Chrome 66 will be released on March 15th.
- The Stable release for Chrome 66 will be released on April 17th.