GoDaddy Suffers a Security Breach

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GoDaddy, a leading web hosting company, has disclosed a breach in which its cPanel shared hosting environment was compromised by unknown attackers who stole source code and deployed malware on its servers. The breach, which occurred over multiple years, enabled the perpetrators to gain unauthorized access to GoDaddy’s servers.

In December 2022, GoDaddy received several customer complaints regarding website redirection. After investigating the matter, the company found that the issue was affecting numerous websites hosted on its cPanel shared hosting servers. GoDaddy struggled to replicate the problem, and the website redirections appeared to be random.

According GoDaddy’s company news, to , GoDaddy’s investigation uncovered that an unauthorized third party had accessed its cPanel shared hosting environment and installed malware, causing the intermittent website redirections. After confirming the intrusion, GoDaddy took action to address the situation and implemented security measures to prevent future infections.

As we continue to monitor their behavior and block attempts from this criminal organization, we are actively collecting evidence and information regarding their tactics and techniques to help law enforcement

said GoDaddy’s statement

GoDaddy is a prominent internet domain registrar and web hosting company, founded in 1997. It provides a variety of services for businesses and individuals looking to establish an online presence, including domain name registration, website creation tools, and hosting services. GoDaddy is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, and operates in over 100 countries. With millions of customers worldwide, GoDaddy is considered one of the largest web hosting companies in the world.

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