Verisign deep-hacked. For months.

Jeff Wheeler jsw at
Fri Feb 3 00:34:37 UTC 2012

On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 7:26 PM, Suresh Ramasubramanian
<ops.lists at> wrote:
> So what part of VRSN got broken into?  They do a lot more than just DNS.

Indeed, VeriSign owns Illuminet, who are mission-critical for POTS.
Illuminet is also in the business of recording telephone calls, SMS
messages, etc. for law enforcement.

That means that a "breach" at "VeriSign" could be nothing, or it could
give bad guys access to a lot more than any breach or leak reported to
date.  Who knows?
Jeff S Wheeler <jsw at>
Sr Network Operator  /  Innovative Network Concepts

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