VeriSign said that in the fourth quarter of 2018 it register about 348.7 million domain name across all top-level domains (TLDs).
Top level domain names provider Verisign is negotiating with ICANN for price increase of about 7% to run .com domain names, said CEO James Bidzos.
The California-based domain names and internet infrastructure provider Verisign reported revenue of $1.21 billion in 2018, this is 4.3 percent up from $1.17 billion in 2017.
According to Verisign Distributed Denial of Service Trends of January – March, Q1 2018, the number of attacks has increased 53% when compared to Q4 2017
Verisign observed a 25 percent decrease in the number of DDoS attacks in Q4 2017 compared to Q3 2017 and an 850 percent increase in the average of attack peak sizes.
When comparing Q3 2017 to Q2 2017, Verisign saw a 17 percent decrease in the number of attacks, and a 70 percent decrease in the peak size of the average attack