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Ruh roh - this massive breach SUCKS for GoDaddy customers, many of whom aren't all that tech savvy. Too bad @GoDaddy didn't put some of the money they received from forcing upsells on customers at every opportunity into security. https://t.co/OlqkjW3L3q— Crosstalk Solutions (@crosstalksol) November 22, 2021
User data AND site data ... admin passwords for WordPress installs (!!)— John Koetsier, CEO of $SMRT (@johnkoetsier) November 22, 2021
Expect a ton of DDOS attacks and spam email onslaughts to come out of this ...
>> GoDaddy discloses recent security breach that exposed 1.2 million accounts https://t.co/c4ZEwK2ZHf
Another week, another user data breach :(— Dan Moore (@mooreds) November 22, 2021
"Anything up to 1.2 million users have seen their email address and customer number exposed, as well as admin passwords for both WordPress sites hosted on the platform, plus passwords for sFTPs, databases and SSL private keys." https://t.co/WqxGNWiaL6
Well, thats not good— James McMurry (@jmcmurry) November 22, 2021
1.2 Million accounts breached.
GoDaddy filed a statement their legacy WordPress provisioning system was accessed using a compromised password
So, GoDaddy does not use MFA/2FA
They had access Sept 6 2021 until November 17 2021https://t.co/ZEqxVeExQF pic.twitter.com/XUjW8rvj73
We’ve been here before…— Takara Small (@takarasmall) November 22, 2021
If you have an account now is the time to 1) review password/username/login details 2) keep an eye on credit, be on alert for odd spending and phishing emails, etc. 3) do you use the same password on other accounts? Change that now https://t.co/fsHZlDDNYm
Data breach at @GoDaddy:— Troy Hunt (@troyhunt) November 22, 2021
“The company said that active customers had their sFTP credentials (for file transfers), and the usernames and passwords for their WordPress databases, which store all the user’s content, exposed in the breach.” https://t.co/8HOfzVqVaY
New: Web host GoDaddy has confirmed a data breach affecting 1.2 million customers, who use WordPress. GoDaddy said email addresses and customer IDs were accessed, and in some cases customer database passwords and SSL private keys were exposed. https://t.co/ak5NlFsnn1— Zack Whittaker (@zackwhittaker) November 22, 2021
#GoDaddy #databreach impacts 1.2 million #WordPress site owners. Breached data includes: the original WordPress Admin password that GoDaddy issued to customers when a site was created, also the— Sam Stepanyan (@securestep9) November 22, 2021
sFTP and database usernames and #passwords were exposed.
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