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Screenshot from Screenshot from hosted websites were knocked offline in an apparent hacking attacking Monday afternoon but the company said no customer data was compromised.

A Twitter user claiming to be affiliated with "Anonymous" says he is behind the outage. The account also claimed to have a reason for the attack, but would not specify what that reason was.

The user, AnonymousOwn3r, asked TechCrunch via Twitter to clarify that while he was affiliated with Anonymous, he had acted independently.

A message on GoDaddy's homepage said that service was restored just before 6 p.m. EST. The company said no user data, such as passwords or credit card information, were compromised. GoDaddy was expected to provide another update on the outage Tuesday. hosts more than 5 million websites, mostly for small businesses.


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