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GoDaddy Hack Spreads to 6 More Web Hosts

GoDaddy Hack Spreads to 6 More Web Hosts

More bad news!!! The hack that exposed the details of 1.2 million GoDaddy customers has spread to six more web hosts. As Search Engine Journal reports, the six additional web hosts are all resellers of GoDaddy's WordPress hosting services and include the following hosts. 123RegDomain FactoryHeart InternetHost EuropeMedia TempletsoHost. Customers of at least two of these web hosting companies have been sent emails very similar to the one GoDaddy sent out...

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GoDaddy hacked! Over 1 million websites affected

GoDaddy hacked! Over 1 million websites affected

GoDaddy Managed WordPress hosting customers suffered a massive data breach. Passwords have been reset but the effects of the hack may still be persist. Over one million GoDaddy hosting customers suffered a data breach in September 2021 that went unnoticed for two months. GoDaddy described the security event as a vulnerability. Security researchers indicate that the cause of the vulnerability was due to inadequate security that did not meet industry best practices. The statement by GoDaddy...

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Google to start enforcing two-step verification enrollment

Google to start enforcing two-step verification enrollment

Google will soon start pushing more Gmail users and Google Account holders to enable two-step verification — the extra layer of security that can protect people when their credentials have been phished or exposed through a data breach.  May 6 is "World Password Day" which is largely about making people less reliant on them for securing online accounts.  Google's contribution this year is to nudge more people into enabling two-step verification, otherwise known as two-factor...

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