PayPal New SHA-2 Certificate Alert

May 25, 2018 in Windows and Certificate FAQ

PayPal is updating their SSL certificates, which will impact all web and API endpoints

We have been advised that PayPal is going to update their SSL certificates to SHA-2. This update will impact merchants and developers with an integration that does not use the new VeriSign G5 Root Trust Anchor, or those whose hardware / software does not support the SHA-2 signing algorithm.

For more information, please refer to the link below:

Action Required

Please contact your technical contact, website hosting provider, or the organization/developer that created your checkout to ensure that their server is in compliance with the latest PayPal SSL Certificate Changes.

NOTE: This is not related to your Sectigo SSL SHA-2/SHA-256 certificates for your website and there is no need to update, modify, or replace your SSL certificate.