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VeriSign to Report Q3 2002 Financial Results

October 7, 2002
VeriSign to Report Q3 2002 Financial Results

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA - October 7, 2002 - VeriSign, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSN), the leading provider of digital trust services, will be announcing its fiscal third quarter 2002 financial results on Thursday, October 24, 2002. The press release will be distributed to the wire services at approximately 1:15 pm (PDT) and will also be available directly from the company's website at www.verisign.com.

VeriSign will host a live teleconference call on October 24th at 2:00 pm (PDT) which will be accessible by direct dial at (800) 475-3716. A listen-only live webcast of the Q3 '02 earnings conference call will also be available at www.verisign.com or www.streetevents.com. A replay of this call will be available at (888) 203-1112 (passcode: 242760) beginning at 6:00 pm (PDT) on October 24th and running through November 1st.

About VeriSign 
VeriSign, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRSN) is the leading provider of digital trust services that enable everyone, everywhere to engage in commerce and communications with confidence. VeriSign's digital trust services create a trusted environment through four core offerings - Web presence services, security services, payment services, and telecommunication services - powered by a global infrastructure that manages billions of network connections and transactions a day. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.verisign.com.

Media Relations: Tom Galvin, tgalvin@verisign.com, 650-426-5526 
Investor Relations: Steven Gatoff, sgatoff@verisign.com, 650-426-4560