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Go Daddy Attack: Questions you need to ask your web service provider TODAY!

Posted on September 11th, by Cathy Olsen in Technology Explained, Web Surfing. 1 Comment


Go Daddy Attack Story: The Morning After

GoDaddy.com just released a statement statement that the outage was due to internal networking errors and not because of an outside attack.  There was much speculation that the @AnonymousOwn3r claimed responsibility for the attack.  Possibly they were just leveraging this outage and making a claim as an external attack.  There hasn't been too much information regarding the nature of the outage or attack.  Most likely it is related to a Denial of Service (DOS) outage.  Denial of Service (Old School Definition): Denial of service would be same as someone leaving the phone off the hook without telling you.  Your phone line would be busy and no one in the house could make or receive calls.

What does this mean for you if you host with GoDaddy?

So far GoDaddy.com claims that no personal information, usernames or passwords were released … Read More »

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