Monday, September 10, 2012

Go Daddy Downed by @AnonymousOwn3r

Go Daddy, which ranks as the world's largest domain name registrar and Web hosting provider with more than 53 million domain names under management, suffered a serious outage on Monday impacting all of its hosted sites.  The company operates out of 9 data centers, including facilities in Phoenix, Los Angeles, Chicago, Ashburn (VA), Amsterdam and Singapore..

A Twitter user called @AnonymousOwn3r claimed responsibility.

Small businesses that rely on Go Daddy for hosting their sites were impacted by the attack.

By the end of the day, Go Daddy confirmed that most sites were back online and that no customer data had been lost.

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