SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— A hacker allegedly affiliated with Anonymous has claimed responsibility for taking down GoDaddy, a popular web-hosting service that supports millions of sites.
The outage started around 10 a.m. on Monday for the service that also acts as a registrar. It’s basically a place to go where you can register your domain.READ MORE: California Drought: Healdsburg Bans Sprinklers; Sets Personal Water Use To 74 Gallons A Day
Depending on the situation, anyone who hosts on GoDaddy was likely down. Even if you just had your site registered with them you’re likely to have been affected, but I don’t think there’s any cause for concern as far as additional security measures go.
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This attack was against GoDaddy itself, allegedly done by a hacker associated with anonymous who took credit, but we don’t know for sure.
I don’t think any of the users will have lost any data. I spoke with one man who has a site that hosts on GoDaddy. As we were speaking the site was down, but within 10 minutes it was back up and running.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Police Arrest Serial Burglary Suspect
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