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Re: Verisign deep-hacked. For months.
From: Zaid Ali <zaid () zaidali com>
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2012 16:42:27 -0800

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 () 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 () 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 () gmail com)




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