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It took some digging through more than 2,000 pages of SEC documents, but Reuters revealed today that VeriSign was attacked "repeatedly" by hackers in 2010, and that some undisclosed information was stolen from the company. The key danger there is the DNS records that the company manages -- which ens...

February 2nd 2012 at 4:16pm 0 Comments
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Stopping cancer, simulating black hole collisions, and now ... breaking internet security? Is there anything the PS3 can't do? Researchers have been using the PS3 in interng ways. Most recently, a team of researchers from the U.S., Switzerland and the Netherlands have found a way of bypassing the se...

December 30th 2008 at 1:38pm 0 Comments
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Two years ago, News Corporation shelled out some serious greenbacks for a slice of Jamba. Now, the monolithic company has paid an additional $200 million for the remaining 49% stake in the ringtone guru. Moving forward, Jamba will be continued under a different name -- Fox Mobile Group -- which will...

October 22nd 2008 at 5:02am 0 Comments
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We've heard this about this dream so many times before, DRM that will make digital media as easy to use and as consumer friendly as a physical medium like DVD. We'd normally be quick to disregard this as yet another DRM "ecosystem" for digital media, but the list of players backing the Digital Ente...

September 13th 2008 at 6:11pm 0 Comments
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VeriSign has already teamed up with PayPal to offer one-time use passwords on key fobs, but it looks like it's now found a way to make that additional layer of protection even more portable, partnering with Innovative Card Technologies Inc. to squeeze the disposable digits onto standard size bank ca...

May 1st 2007 at 3:06pm 0 Comments
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For every stupendous scam that crafty / immoral individuals pull off on eBay, there's at least a couple phishing scams out there trying to jack your precious eBay or PayPal password and access your hard-earned dollars. PayPal is readying a VeriSign security key that will resemble the RSA SecureID we...

January 15th 2007 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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In a not too distant future, consumers in the good olD US of A will be able to walk up to vending machines and make Coca-Cola purchases using their cellphone. The same VeriSign Coke apparently intends to use already links the cellular operators and over 100 vending machines across Austria for custo...

November 15th 2006 at 1:21pm 0 Comments
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Apparently, we're in the wrong business. Media powerhouse News Corporation has agreed to purchase a controlling interest in ringtone guru Jamba for $188 -- yes, $188 million from current owner VeriSign. The resulting joint venture will be folded into News' Fox Mobile Entertainment group, creating a...

September 16th 2006 at 4:41pm 0 Comments