Anonymous Hacker Takes Down GoDaddy – Crashing Millions of Web sites

I first noticed my site was down early this morning.  My webmaster contacted me within minutes.  She had been on the phone with GoDaddy support about another site she works on and found out that all of GoDaddy’s systems were down.  Then later a news story appeared in the Techcrunch Blog;  GoDaddy Outage Takes Down Millions Of Sites, Anonymous Member Claims Responsibility.

According to many customers, sites hosted by major web host and domain registrar GoDaddy are down. According to the official GoDaddy Twitter account the company is aware of the issue and is working to resolve it. Update: customers are complaining that GoDaddy hosted e-mail accounts are down as well, along with GoDaddy phone service and all sites using GoDaddy’s DNS service.

Update 2: Anonymous is claiming responsibility. A member of Anonymous known as AnonymousOwn3r is claiming responsibility, and makes it clear this is not an Anonymous collective action.  READ THE REST OF THE STORY

1 Comment

  1. This unbelievable Skip.
    These Hackers have a lot to answer for.
    Thanks for sharing this.

    Best Regards

    James

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