Tag Archives: VeriSign

Secure gTLD

May 18, 2012 by Bruce Morton     No Comments

As a follow to my post on new gTLDs, here is an interesting request for a gTLD called .secure. Artemis Internet is planning to provide secure domain names. Security will be provided through human verification, security policies, and enforcement. The .secure gTLD would be available to any organization or individual. The users would have to [Read More...]

If You Don’t Like Your CA’s Practices, Find One More Sympatico

April 24, 2012 by Jon Callas     No Comments

The following Mozilla bug came my way via the Cryptography mailing list. The gist of it is that a Norton (né VeriSign) customer asked for a certificate with two-year certificate, and got one with six-year validity. I don’t precisely understand why the customer is complaining to Mozilla, but they didn’t get satisfaction with Norton, who [Read More...]

VeriSign hack: Reactions from the security community

February 3, 2012 by Jon Callas     No Comments

Blogmaster Note: This was originally posted on February 3, 2012 to Help Net Security Reuters reports that VeriSign has been hacked and “undisclosed information” has been stolen. There isn’t much more in the reports other than speculation, but there are a number of things to remember. They claim that this doesn’t affect the VeriSign certificate [Read More...]

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