Verisign deep-hacked. For months.

Zaid Ali zaid at zaidali.com
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.

Zaid

On 2/2/12 4:26 PM, "Suresh Ramasubramanian" <ops.lists at gmail.com> 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 zaidali.com> 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 gmail.com)





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