(Reuters) – Internet hosting firm GoDaddy (NYSE:) Inc mentioned on Monday electronic mail addresses of as much as 1.2 million lively and inactive Managed WordPress prospects had been uncovered in an unauthorized third-party entry.
The corporate mentioned the incident was found on Sept. 6 and the third-party accessed the system utilizing a compromised password.
“We recognized suspicious exercise in our Managed WordPress internet hosting atmosphere and instantly started an investigation with the assistance of an IT forensics agency and contacted legislation enforcement,” Chief Data Security Officer Demetrius Comes mentioned in a submitting.
The corporate, whose shares fell about 1.6% in early buying and selling, mentioned it had instantly blocked the unauthorized third social gathering, and an investigation was nonetheless occurring.
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