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    Announcing the formation of the Code Signing Working Group – Call for Participants
    April 22, 2013 by Ben WilsonThe CA/Browser Forum has chartered a Code Signing Working Group, the purpose of which is to come up with Baseline Requirements to reduce the incidences of signed malware. The CA/Browser Forum would like to invite interested third parties to participate. The working group meets bi-weekly by phone and had its first face to face meeting in Munich on June 13th coinciding with the regular CA/Browser Forum meeting. Interested parties will need to:
    Ballot 70 – EV Code Signing Identifier
    May 8, 2012 by Ben WilsonBallot 70 – EV Code Signing Identifier (Passed Unanimously) Motion Jeremy Rowley made the following motion, and Tom Albertson and Bruce Morton endorsed it: … Motion begins…. Effective immediately. Erratum begins DELETE the following text from the EV Guidelines Appendix H: “(3) Certificate Content. EV Code Signing Certificates MUST meet the minimum content requirements of Section 8.1 and Appendix B -Extensions for EV Certificates Intended for use with SSL/TLS – of these Guidelines, except that the Domain Name SHALL be omitted and the keyUsage extension SHALL be set as follows: “(A) keyUsage.
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