Lately we have seen some issues with domains are being stolen and take over by someone else, this is little scary because some of our friends got this problem on their sites, so this article is to tell you to secure your domains and make backup frequently on your data and believe it or not most of stolen domains are registered via GoDaddy.com. Domain theft has been around since the first domain names were registered at the very beginning of the internet. A domain name can be stolen in a variety of ways. A domain thief can hack into your email or registrant account and simply take control of the domain name at the registrar level. An employee, web developer, partner or other person with access to your domain registrant account can simply take control of the domain and move it to their own account.