Dec 11, 2015

How do SHA-2 based SSL certificates improve online security over the older SHA-1 standard?

SHA-1 will be officially retired at the end of 2015, in favor of the new SHA-256 hash algorithm. How much more secure is SHA-256, and what impact will its replacement of SHA-1 have for the average user?
Take a look at the article from InfoWorld it talks to both the security aspect and the user impact.
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