GoDaddy’s Latest Breach Affects 1.2M Customers

Web-hosting giant GoDaddy has confirmed another data breach, this time affecting at least 1.2 million of its customers.

On Monday, the world’s largest domain registrar said in a public filing to the SEC that an “unauthorized third party” managed to infiltrate its systems on Sept. 6 – and that the person(s) had continued access for almost two and a half months before GoDaddy noticed the breach on Nov. 17.

“We identified suspicious activity in our Managed WordPress hosting environment and immediately began an investigation with the help of an IT forensics firm and contacted law enforcement,” Demetrius Comes, GoDaddy CISO, said in the website notice.

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Source: ThreatPost