services slowly going back to normal gets back to normalAfter experiencing hours of downtime, websites that are being hosted by have slowly been restored. Thousands of websites were affected across the globe after’s servers were down.

A group has stepped up and claimed the attack. Said to be affiliated with “Anonymous” this group sent a tweet that they were behind the outage. Though this has to be confirmed, but if it is true then this could be alarming to’s clients.

According to GoDaddy spokesperson Elizabeth Driscoll, the outage began at about 1:25 pm EDT. By 5:43 pm EDT, was back online and much of their customers sites were also up.

She added that no sensitive information was lost due to this. Information such as credit card data and passwords were not lost due to this problem. hosts about 5 million websites mostly coming from the SME sector.

Catherine Grison whose site is being hosted by said, “If I have o visuals I have nothing left except the accent.”

She added that she might be moving her site to another host since she is disappointed with’s services.

Kenneth Borg whose website is also being hosted by said, “We run our entire business through websites and emails.”

And since the service disruption, his business is greatly affected.

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