Hacker Claiming Responsibility for GoDaddy Attack: ‘Power to Down a Entire Country’

Please hackers, don't hurt 'em.

A Brazilian hacker with the Twitter handle @AnonymousOwn3r has taken credit for a substantial cyber attack against domain host GoDaddy. Millions of web pages hosted by GoDaddy and even domain names simply registered through the service were affected.

As of 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time Monday, the attack was 5 hours old. The New York Times‘s “Bits” blog gives some idea of just how much trouble this epic attack has caused:
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