CAcert root included in Nokia 770

Nokia has included the root certificate of CAcert into the new Nokia 770 Internet Tablet. This makes it possible to use secure websites, encrypt and digitally sign emails with free certificates from

Currently Knoppix, Debian, Gentoo, Ubuntu, and other Linux distributions have incorporated CAcert into their products already, Nokia is the first commercial vendor to approve CAcert for it’s products. One of the main goals of CAcert was to be included in major browsers and CAcert continues to actively pursue other vendors such as Opera, Mozilla and Microsoft to be included as part of their browsers.

CAcert is a community certification authority that issues free SSL certificates worldwide for individuals and organisations, and CAcert aims to enable better privacy for the Internet. CAcert is committed to high standards of security and verification, to achieve this goal CAcert operates a worldwide network of Assurers who are verifying the identities according to the 4 eyes principle (or better), to have a high level of verification as it is of little benefit having security if you aren’t sure who you really are communicating with at the other end.

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