Verisign takes down the domain VerisignNNS.com, which it says was about to be used in a cyber attack

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    Court grants temporary restraining order against domain mimicking VerisignDNS.com.

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    Verisign (NASDAQ: VRSN), the registry for .com domain names, has successfully taken down the domain name VerisignNNS.com, which it says was about to be used in a cyber attack on internet infrastructure.

    A court granted a temporary restraining order against the unknown owner of the domain and granted Verisign the ability to put the domain in registry hold status, meaning it cannot be used.

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