GoDaddy faces a massive Data Breach of 1.2 Million people causing leak of personal details

GoDaddy faces a massive Data Breach of 1.2 Million people causing leak of personal details

The Breach was sudden but somehow GoDaddy was able to maintain walls around, the attacker. Still, Phone numbers, emails and many passwords including access codes are breached in this hack.
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GoDaddy, the worlds biggest Domain Name provider system got breached by the hackers through which GoDaddy faces a massive Data Breach of 1.2 Million people causing leaks of personal details including Email, Phone Numbers, WP Admin Usernames, Passwords and more after a big server hit.


GoDaddy is one of the biggest domain name providers, hacker somehow breached the system that caused a massive leak of around 1.2 Million people info leak including WP Admin Username, Access Codes, Passwords, Emails, etc. They said to be information victims through mail but this massive Data leak can lead to trouble for many.

GoDaddy faces a massive Data Breach of 1.2 Million people

Using a compromised password, an unauthorized third party accessed the provisioning system in our legacy code base for Managed WordPress. Upon identifying this incident, we immediately blocked the unauthorized third party from our system”, GoDaddy said.

Chief Information Security Officer of GoDaddy revealed that the company is hit by an “unauthorized third party malware” which was able to gain access to its Managed WordPress hosting ecosystem causing issue of leakage of data.

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The hack caused leakage of the various company as well as customer data including admin passwords for both WordPress sites hosted on the platform and passwords for sFTPs, databases, and SSL private keys.{}

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Malware and hackers were also able to gain access to email addresses and phone numbers of up to 1.2 million of GoDaddy’s customers saying exposure of customer email addresses increases the risk of phishing attacks for leaked emails.

GoDaddy apologized for mishappening & data breach, company also claimed that it has started contacting affected customers directly to inform them about the breach. They said to add a better security protection promising to keep information safer in future,

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