Verisign Labs

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Featured Project

On the Privacy Concerns of URL Query Strings

Verisign Labs has analyzed over 900 million URLs to learn about the consequences of privacy-sensitive information being embedded in URL query strings. Our Web 2.0 information sharing culture has been a catalyst for such disclosures -- with measurements showing alarmingly prevalent and severe consequences -- motivating our proposal of a URL sanitization service.

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Featured Collaboration

Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) has a research focus on strategies for detecting emerging cyber security threats and techniques for countering large-scale attacks. Verisign Labs collaborates with Georgia Tech on a range of research including the tracking of spam campaigns and the identification of infrastructure dedicated to malicious purposes.