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Monday
Sep102012

Anonymous Strikes Again / Godaddy Hosting Hacked

Today, the global hosting site, Godaddy has faced serious technical issues, knocking thousands of its hosted websites and email platforms offline. The hack is being claimed by @AnonymousOwn3r , who wrote on twitter, that “the attack is not coming from Anonymous collective, the attack is coming only from me to test how the cyber security is safe and for more reasons that I cannot talk now.”

Many are speculating that the actions of the elusive Anonymous are due to Godaddy's support of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) a legislative act that would give the government too much control in monitoring online citizens.

Though Godaddy changed their position on the support for SOPA, they lost thousands of accounts in the process. With Anonymous' latest attack on Godaddy, one must wonder if the web hosting giant is crumbling. Only the next few days will tell.