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Massive Data Breach Spreads To Six Web Hosts

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A Data breach intrusion has been noticed presently on about seven hosts including the popularly hosting company known as GoDaddy.

The massive breach of website owners data’s led to an expose in their SFTP, FTP and database credentials since two months ago till date without being detected.

The breach in GoDaddy web host users spread the defect to about 1 million web hosts and may still spread to other of its reseller hosts worldwide.

The GoDaddy reseller hosts that are currently facing this problem are:

  1. 123Reg
  2. Domain Factory
  3. HeartInternet
  4. HostEurope
  5. MediaTemple
  6. tsoHost

 

What is the Real Date of The Breach Attack?

The real date when the breaching of GoDaddy customers data started on the 23rd of November, 2021 according to GoDaddy.

Read: More Than 50 Devices To Loose WhatsApp Support by November 2021

The other dates of the data intrusion are:

  1. 09/06/2021
  2. 09/07/2021
  3. 09/08/2021
  4. 09/09/2021
  5. 09/10/2021
  6. 09/11/2021
  7. 11/07/2021

The breach dates for GoDaddy and some other Web Hosts are almost the same which rings an alarm meanwhile, the administrators of the breached web hosts have taken rapid action to reset passwords and suggests that their customers that use their web hosting service should reset their passwords as quick as possible and the users that got their SSL certificate data breached should reinstall their certificates.

Issue Faced By Breached Web Hosts and Their Customers

The users of the GoDaddy reseller hosting providers that faced the data breach issue may experience other security issues if much action is not taken due to the sensitive data that was exposed very similar to that of GoDaddy and the installation of backdoors by unauthorized users, uploading of virus and other malicious scripts which could destroy the web host user data.

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Ediomo Effiong is a content writer, producer and blogger currently signed up with SmartcoreTech Media as an author and writer to express his creative and content writing skills.

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