StartCom announces Internet Explorer support

The head of the StartCom CA announces support by Microsoft’s Internet Explorer at his blog:

I’m today extremely pleased to announce the upcoming default support of the StartCom Authority by Microsoft. Starting approximately the 22nd of September, Microsoft intends to distribute a non-security update package to the Windows operating systems which includes the trusted StartCom root certificate and the automatic root certificate update service will update the cryptographic certificates root store on those systems whenever a StartCom issued certificate is encountered.

StartCom is the only public certification authority providing low-assurance digital certificates for free. Read the full article here.

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