Feb
14

Code Signing after SHA-1 phaseout

By david  //  Technical Tips  //  Comments Off on Code Signing after SHA-1 phaseout

Comodo and Ksoftware have been generously providing replacement certificates to current customers, as a result of the SHA-1 phaseout. The following link explains new code signing (Authenticode) steps, to support multiple Windows versions.

This impacts Software vendors/developers, and should not be confused with the SSL certificate replacement for browsers.

http://certhelp.ksoftware.net/support/solutions/articles/215805-the-truth-about-sha1-sha-256-and-code-signing-certificates-

An important prerequisite mentioned in the article – the Windows 8.1 SDK version of Signtool is needed, for dual signing capabilities.

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