Happy Patch Tuesday, everybody! Like you, we’ve been following the ongoing saga with GoDaddy for the better part of the past day-plus now. Was it or was it not a hacker? Was said hacker actually tied to Anonymous, or just a glory hog? Time will tell… Maybe.
In any event, it’s a shame to see so many small and mid-sized businesses that host their domain on GoDaddy affected by this – and a stark reminder to always keep your patches up to date to minimize vulnerabilities to external attacks.
Here’s a quick recap of how this ongoing saga has unfolded over the past 24 hours:
- September 10, 10 AM PT – Go Daddy-serviced Web sites go down; hacker takes credit (h/t CNET)
- September 10, 1 PM PT – Anonymous member claims sole responsibility for hack (h/t TechCrunch)
- September 10, 7 PM PT – GoDaddy comes back online after attacks (h/t PCWorld)
- September 11, 10 AM PT – GoDaddy denies it was hacked, cites network issues (h/t Mashable)
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