Your old Android device will no longer support many websites in 2021

09/11/2020 Uncategorized

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Your old Android device will no longer support many websites in 2021

If you have an old Android phone, it may be time to really consider an upgrade.

According to a report from Android Police, many secure websites will no longer work on devices with Android versions prior to 7.1.1 Nougat. Here’s what’s happening.

The certification non-profit organization Let’s Encrypt recently announced that its partnership with certification authority IdenTrust will end on Sept. 1, 2021. With no plans to renew, Let’s Encrypt is planning to completely switch over to its own root certificate and stop default cross-signaling for IdenTrust’s on January 11.

In layperson’s terms, this means that many secure websites will no longer be compatible with older versions of Android. Read more…

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