GoDaddy: Service Restored For Most Customers

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Update: GoDaddy says service is completely restored, and that the outage was not the result of a hack. Full statement here.

On Monday, GoDaddy experienced a major outage, and a a result, many sites went down. Many users and businesses had a lot of complaints, as you can imagine. The company has not confirmed the reason for the outage, but a member of Anonymous, going by Anonymous Own3r, has been taking credit for an attack.

Follow the story here.

It appears that GoDaddy is still working to repair the damage, but the company says service is back for most of its customers. GoDaddy tells WebProNews in an email:

At around 10:25 am PT, and associated customer services experienced intermittent outages. Services began to be restored for the bulk of affected customers at 2:43 pm PT.

At no time was any sensitive customer information, such as credit card data, passwords or names and addresses, compromised. We will provide an additional update within the next 24 hours. We want to thank our customers for their patience and support.

In a series of updates on Twitter, GoDaddy said:

According to reports, rumor has it that GoDaddy has transferred servers to competitor VeriSign, though this has not been confirmed by either company.

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