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At least 1.2 million customers affected by GoDaddy data breach

11/22/2021

GoDaddy, a company that provides Internet domain registration and web hosting services, has revealed it has detected unauthorised access to its Managed WordPress hosting environment, resulting in a data breach.

The cybercriminal used a compromised password and had access to sensitive customer information, including encryption keys and WordPress databases, since 6th September. Since the time of detection on 17th November, all access has been blocked and investigations are ongoing.