Web hosting giant GoDaddy has completed its investigation of the outage on Monday that crippled its site as well as hundreds of thousands that it hosts, and the company has concluded it was not the result of an external attack. This after a member of the hacktivist group Anonymous claimed responsibility on Twitter yesterday, saying he had unleashed a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on GoDaddy. Whether or not the site was hacked, though, GoDaddy’s problems underscore the difficulty of running massive web infrastructures that need to serve millions of users. Read the full story at Giga OM.
GoDaddy: ‘We weren’t attacked.’
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).