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VeriSign to Report Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Financial Results

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA (Marketwire) - VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, announced that its earnings call for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 will take place on Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 2 pm (PST).

The fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 earnings press release will be distributed to the wire services at approximately 1:15 pm (PST) and will also be available directly from the company's website at http://investor.verisign.com.

VeriSign will host a live teleconference call on February 5, 2009 at 2:00 pm (PST), which will be accessible by direct dial at (888) 676-VRSN (US) or (913) 312-1457 (international). A listen-only live webcast of the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2008 earnings conference call will also be available at http://investor.verisign.com. A replay of this call will be available at (888) 203-1112 or (719) 457-0820 (passcode: 6496729) beginning at 5:00 pm (PST) on February 5 and will run through February 11.

About VeriSign

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.verisign.com.

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