Question: What happened to GoDaddy?

Today, GoDaddy lost control of its services almost entirely, coming under attack by apparently Anonymous (updated: it wasnt - see below) causing almost every one of its hosted websites to go offline, along with most of GoDaddys email service and some of the domains registered through GoDaddy.

Is GoDaddy still in business?

GoDaddy Inc. is an American publicly traded Internet domain registrar and web hosting company headquartered in Tempe, Arizona and incorporated in Delaware. As of June 2020, GoDaddy has more than 20 million customers and over 7,000 employees worldwide .GoDaddy.Type of businessPublicEmployees7,000 (2020)URLgodaddy.com11 more rows

Who bought GoDaddy?

KKR & Co. GoDaddy Group Inc., a closely-held company that registers Internet domain names, agreed to be bought by private-equity firms KKR & Co. KKR 1.94% , Silver Lake Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures.

Why did they call it GoDaddy?

How did GoDaddy get its name? It was originally called Jomax Technologies, a name that came from the dirt road in Maryland that founder Parsons used to pass on his way to work. An employee later came up with “Go Daddy” and it stuck.

Is GoDaddy safe?

Is GoDaddy Reliable? Yes, GoDaddy is reliable. They are in the top ten of web hosting service providers. The uptime of their servers are positive and their speed tests are relatively quick.

Why does a site say not secure?

The reason you are seeing the “Not Secure” warning is because the web page or website you are visiting is not providing an encrypted connection. When your Chrome browser connects to a website it can either use the HTTP (insecure) or HTTPS (secure).

What happens if a website is not secure?

Insecure websites are vulnerable to cyberthreats, including malware and cyberattacks. If your site falls victim to a cyberattack, it can impact the sites functioning, prevent visitors from accessing it, or compromise your customers personal information.

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