Are Signed Applets Affected by the Withdrawal of Support for SHA1 Announced by Microsoft?

(Doc ID 2053914.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2015

Applies to:

Java SE JDK and JRE - Version 7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Starting 1 Jan 2016, Microsoft has announced it will no longer support SHA1 based certificates on Windows.  This is revealed in the "Key Requirements" section of their Trusted Root Program Requirements document and the "SHA1 Deprecation Policy" of their Windows PKI blog.


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