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Measuring the Leakage of Onion at the Root

This study by Verisign Labs researchers Aziz Mohaisen and Matt Thomas presents the state of .onion requests received at the global public DNS A and J root nodes, and a complementary measurement from the DITL (day in the life of the Internet) data repository. It also presents potential explanations of the leakage and highlights trends associated with global censorship events. This research was presented at the 7th Workshop on Hot Topics in Privacy Enhancing Technologies (HotPETs 2014).

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Featured Collaboration

The St Andrews (Scotland) School of Computer Science is a center for computer science teaching and research, with staff and students from Scotland and all parts of the world. Verisign Labs and St. Andrews collaborate on exploring the role of the DNS in the experimental future routing system, Identifier-Locator Network Protocol (ILNP).

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Exploring Future Internet Architectures

UCLA and Washington University in St. Louis recently announced the launch of the Named Data Networking (NDN) Consortium, a new forum for collaboration among university and industry researchers, including Verisign, on one candidate next-generation information-centric architecture for the Internet.

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New from Verisign Labs - Measuring the Leakage of Onion at the Root

If you are trying to communicate anonymously on the Internet using Tor, this paper may be an important read for you.

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Verisign Mitigates 300 Gbps DDoS Attack and Other Q2 2014 DDoS Trends

It has been another busy quarter for the team that works on our DDoS Protection Services here at Verisign. As detailed in the recent release of our Q2 2014 DDoS Trends Report, from April to June of this year, we not only saw a jump in frequency and size of attacks against our customers, we witnessed the largest DDoS attack we’ve ever observed and mitigated – an attack over 300 Gbps against one of our Media and Entertainment customers.

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