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2008-08-13 09:00:29

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced today that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a world leading publication on technologies and solutions, has named the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service a winner of the 2008 Best Products and Services Award. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and...

2008-08-11 09:00:49

Perpetrators of "pump and dump" stock manipulation schemes are facing new barriers, thanks to new protection from stock trading fraud. The safeguard was unveiled today by VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Aimed at organizations looking to minimize the costs and negative fall-out from fraud, the VeriSign(R) Identity Protection (VIP) Fraud Detection Service Stock Trading Module is the first of its kind to protect...

2008-08-06 18:00:14

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. VeriSign reported revenue of $303 million for the second quarter of 2008. On a GAAP basis, VeriSign reported a net loss of $68 million and a net loss per share of $0.35. These GAAP results reflect a $92 million non-cash impairment charge on certain long-lived assets and assets held for sale. Also recorded were restructuring...

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2008-08-06 09:05:00

Criminals can redirect traffic to Web sites under their control by using a giant security loophole in the design of the Internet. Repairs are underway, but the extent remains unknown, and millions are at risk. The breach in security enables a scam that targets ordinary computer users typing in a legitimate Web address. It happens because hackers are now able to manipulate the machines that help computers find Web sites. If the scam is carried out properly, computer users are unlikely to...

2008-07-28 09:00:48

Around the world, online businesses are reporting measurable -- and substantial -- bottom-line benefits resulting from their deployment of Extended Validation (EV) Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Metrics reported by some of these organizations include an 87 percent increase in registration rates, a 30 percent climb in sales conversions, a more than 13 percent drop...

2008-07-23 06:00:55

Interop Technologies, a leading provider of advanced wireless technology solutions for the global wireless, packaged goods, and content industries, today announced that content from VeriSign Messaging and Mobile Media, a division of VeriSign, Inc. ("VeriSign") will be made available to the Interop Common Short Code ("CSC") Gateway. The CSC Gateway extends national short codes, premium short codes, campaign and voting participation, and subscription content to the many wireless network...

2008-07-10 18:00:20

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure, announced that its next earnings call will take place on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 2 pm (PDT). The second quarter 2008 earnings press release will be distributed to the wire services at approximately 1:15 pm (PDT) and will also be available directly from the company's website at http://investor.verisign.com. VeriSign will host a live teleconference call on August 6, 2008 at 2:00 pm (PDT), which will be...

2008-07-10 12:00:33

FreeCRM.com, the world's largest on-demand provider of SaaS CRM services with over 85,000 customers, today announced it is enhancing its offerings -- and protecting its customers -- by implementing advanced technologies designed to verify the authenticity of its Web pages. To provide the most comprehensive protection of customer data, FreeCRM.com is deploying Extended Validation (EV) Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates from VeriSign, Inc., the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure...

2008-07-10 09:00:35

WESTFORD, Mass., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sonus Networks , a market leader in IP communications infrastructure, today announced that VeriSign, the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, has successfully demonstrated interoperability testing that will allow wireless, wireline and cable operators the ability to run number portability queries over IP-based networks. The introduction of number portability regulation by many governments has, in...

2008-07-03 15:00:18

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) today announced that its board of directors has named Jim Bidzos executive chairman, on an interim basis. Additionally, the board of directors elected Mr. Bidzos president and chief executive officer, on an interim basis, replacing William A. Roper, who resigned from the company and the board of directors effective June 30, 2008. As the company's founder and initial CEO, Mr. Bidzos has served as either chairman or vice chairman of the board of directors of...


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