GoDaddy Says Outage Did Not Result From A Hack

Source: John D. Sutter / CNN

The GoDaddy outage saga continues.

A hacker associated with Anonymous claimed responsibility on Monday for taking down websites housed by or registered with that Internet services company.

But on Tuesday, GoDaddy, which says it is the world’s largest host of secure websites, said the “service outage was not caused by external influences.”

“It was not a ‘hack’ and it was not a denial of service attack (DDoS),” Scott Wagner, GoDaddy’s interim CEO, said in an e-mailed statement. “We have determined the service outage was due to a series of internal network events that corrupted router data tables.

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