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The Spookiest DDoS Attacks in History

In the spirit of Halloween, we've compiled a few chilling tales of the most ghoulish cyber attacks on some of the largest corporations in the world. We only hope that after you finish reading our stories, you live to tell the tale of the most horrifying distributed-denial of service (DDoS) attacks in history. more

Protecting Your Business from DDoS Attacks: Advice from Neustar

Whether it's due to angry customers, social protests, competitors, or other entities, more and more businesses are being affected by DDoS attacks. In just the last year, 3 out of 4 businesses have experienced an attack. more

Verisign Announces Increase in .COM/.NET Domain Name Fees

VeriSign, Inc., the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced, effective Jan. 15, 2012, an increase in registry domain name fees for .com and .net, per its agreements with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). more

Internet Adds 4.5 Million Domain Names in First Quarter of 2011

Four and a half million domain names were added to the Internet in the first three months of 2011, according to the latest Domain Name Industry Brief published by Verisign, Inc. The first quarter of 2011 closed with a base of more than 209.8 million domain name registrations across all Top Level Domains (TLDs), or a 2.2 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2010. more

Businesses Lack Safeguards Against DDoS Attacks and DNS Failures, New Research Shows

A significant percentage of organizations are ill-equipped to prevent and respond to web infrastructure failures caused by distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and Domain Name System (DNS) failures, according to two new research studies commissioned by Verisign, Inc. more

Neustar Launches SiteProtect for DDoS Protection

Neustar, Inc. today announced the launch of SiteProtect, a cloud-based service for UltraDNS customers that brings a new level of security to online properties against Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. more

Verisign Enhances Its Managed DNS Service With Full Support for DNSSEC Compliance and Geo Location

Verisign, Inc. today announced two significant enhancements to Verisign Managed DNS, a cloud-based hosting solution that helps improve the availability of Internet and network applications by delivering 100 percent DNS resolution for customers. more

New Verisign Uptime Bundle Combines DDoS Protection, Managed DNS and Threat Intelligence Services

VeriSign, Inc. today unveiled the Verisign Uptime Bundle, a new service bundle that combines protection from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks with Verisign's unparalleled Domain Name System (DNS) hosting, and threat intelligence services -- all in one competitively priced solution. more

Verisign Managed DNS Offers Hybrid of Unicast and Anycast Query Routing

As a cloud-based service leveraging this hybrid approach, Verisign Managed DNS helps optimize performance and reliability of domain name server queries and responses, while relieving companies of the cost and burden of maintaining their own DNS infrastructure. more

Internet Infrastructure Leaders Join Movement of Companies Verifying Their Technology for DNSSEC

A trio of Internet infrastructure leaders joined a growing movement of companies testing their technologies with Verisign following a landmark achievement in Internet security. As Verisign has now deployed Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC) in .net, Arbor Networks, Infoblox and RioRey, have completed testing of their technology solutions in the Verisign DNSSEC Interoperability Lab. more