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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 February 2, 2012


Symantec to buy VeriSign's security business

The security heavyweight eyes VeriSign's SSL, PKI, and other authentication services in a deal valued at $1.28 billion.

By May 19, 2010


Twitter nabs top honors in security, privacy audit

Group that includes Symantec, VeriSign, and Microsoft tags Twitter tops among 800 websites for user protection, security.

By June 11, 2014


VeriSign adds malware scanning to SSL services

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

By July 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 July 9, 2010


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


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 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 November 16, 2009


VeriSign VIP Access for Mobile authentication tokens for iPhone (review)

VeriSign has released its free VIP Access for Mobile application bringing VeriSign Identity Protection to the iPhone.

By April 7, 2009


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 October 7, 2008