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Denial-of-service attack darkens about 600,000 customer Web sites for just over an hour. was hit with a denial-of-service attack Wednesday morning, prompting 600,000 of its customers' hosted Web sites to go dark for roughly an hour. GoDaddy, which also is a domain registrar and reseller, said e-mail service was also disrupted for some of its 4 million customers.

The DOS attack hit at 5:49 a.m. and lasted approximately 65 minutes, said Bob Parsons, GoDaddy's chief executive. GoDaddy is hit with DOS attempts every day, but the attack on Wednesday was three times larger than previous attempts, Parsons said.

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