On August 4, 2001, the Japanese site for VeriSign Inc. was compromised and defaced by a group known as "Delta Force Pakistan".

Visitors to the site were greeted with a picture of a stone angel and the name of the group instead of VeriSign's regular page. Given the nature of VeriSign's business, the defacers had a chance to make a good statement about the state of net security and trust. Unfortunately, they were only able to muster up a page for the typical petty dick-waving with no real message.

About VeriSign:

VeriSign Consulting helps enterprises manage the complex technical requirements of large-scale networks and Internet infrastructures, enabling rapid delivery of high value products and services and safe exchange of sensitive data over the Internet. Consulting services include architecture and design, implementation, Web presence, monitoring, and management solutions.

VeriSign's Web Site Trust Services:

As an e-commerce business, you must deliver the highest levels of trust and security so your customers can be certain that your site is genuine, and that the information they send you via Web browsers, and other devices stays private and confidential. VeriSign's Site Trust Services offer you the power to secure and e-commerce-enable your site, giving you the most trustworthy Web experience possible.

Mirror: http://defaced.alldas.de/mirror/2001/08/04/www2.verisign.co.jp/
Webserver: Microsoft-IIS/4.0

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