Verisign deep-hacked. For months.

Zaid Ali zaid at
Thu Feb 2 18:42:27 CST 2012

That part is ambiguous at the moment since Verisign has not released
details. Symantec has bought the SSL part of the business and claim that
the SSL acquired network is not compromised. Sounds like lots of
assumptions being drawn.


On 2/2/12 4:26 PM, "Suresh Ramasubramanian" <ops.lists at> wrote:

>So what part of VRSN got broken into?  They do a lot more than just DNS.
>On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 5:00 AM, Zaid Ali <zaid at> wrote:
>> VeriSign said its executives "do not believe these attacks breached the
>> servers that support our Domain Name System network,"
>> "Oh my God," said Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary of the
>> Department of Homeland Security and before that the top lawyer at the
>> National Security Agency. "That could allow people to imitate almost any
>> company on the Net."
>Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists at

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