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Hackers stole data from VeriSign in 2010

VeriSign discloses in quarterly SEC filing that hackers stole data in successful attacks, but doesn't say what data was stolen.

By Feb. 2, 2012


Report: Symantec closes in on VeriSign buy

Security giant Symantec is close to finalizing a deal to purchase VeriSign's authentication unit for $1.3 billion, according to The Wall Street Journal.

By May. 18, 2010


VeriSign adds malware scanning to SSL services

VeriSign to check customer sites for malware and add security seals to some search results.

By Jul. 19, 2010


VeriSign: Net bandwidth must grow 1,000 times

The Internet's capacity will need to increase by a factor of a thousand to handle the flow of data over the next decade, the company's CTO says.

By Jul. 9, 2010


VeriSign names interim CEO

Company's founder takes the place of the CEO and president, who resigned abruptly earlier this week.

By Jul. 4, 2008


VeriSign expects major security update by 2011

New protocol will guarantee the origin and integrity of Domain Name System data for .com and .net, company says.

By Nov. 16, 2009


Can VeriSign deal make Symantec the Web's identity broker?

Some analysts say VeriSign's Secure Sockets Layer business is a nice fit for Symantec, but others question how smart it is for the security company to get into the commoditized SSL certificate market.

By May. 19, 2010


VeriSign: The Internet utility everyone plugs into?

In an exclusive Face to Face interview with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber, VeriSign CEO Stratton Sclavos outlines his strategy to have at least half of all voice and data network interactions passing through his company's services by 2010.

Nov. 1, 2007


VeriSign sells Jamba stake to News Corp.

The domain registrar sells its 49 percent share of the mobile-entertainment joint venture to its partner, News Corp., for $200 million. Ringtones sound good to Murdoch's media empire.

By Oct. 7, 2008


VeriSign expands its two-factor token network

The security company wants two-factor token authentication to be as easy and as secure as using an ATM network.

By Apr. 3, 2008