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Update: GoDaddy Breach Hits Managed WordPress Customers


Database Usernames, Passwords Among Other Customer Details Exposed Mihir BagweNovember 23, 2021

Managed WordPress provisioning system accessed via GoDaddy legacy code base (Image: GoDaddy)

Web hosting giant GoDaddy confirms that a data breach reported earlier this week, which affected about 1.2 million of its active and inactive Managed WordPress customers, has also impacted Managed WordPress users tsoHost, Media Temple, 123Reg, Domain Factory, Heart Internet, and Host Europe.

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"A small number of active and inactive Managed WordPress users at those brands were impacted by the security incident, but no other brands are impacted," confirmed Dan Rice, VP of Corporate Communications at GoDaddy according to a blog by security firm Wordfence. The respective brands have already contacted their customers with specific detail and recommended actions, he adds.

Web hosting giant GoDaddy previously confirmed that ...


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