GoDaddy is now facing another issue related to safety. The KrebsOnSecurity found out that hackers managed to deceive GoDaddy employees and gain ownership or control of many online service providers cryptocurrency, thus helping against their will, attacks who dropped sites.
It is not certain how many companies fell victims of that company, but the Liquid.com and NiceHash they said problems with a few days difference from each other. The Bibox, Celsius and Wirex may also have been among the targets, although they have not confirmed anything about this incident so far.
There is still not enough information about how the hackers did it, but a successful campaign in March against sites like Escrow.com most likely relied on “vishing” or voice tricks that trick targets into visiting phishing sites, aimed at data collection. Intruders often try to convince staff that they are from the IT department of a company and just want to resolve some technical issues that have arisen.
A GoDaddy spokesman confirmed that a "small number" of its staff had been attacked.Social EngineeringWhich allowed intruders to make unauthorized changes to domains and accounts. The company, however, tackled them by reversing the changes, locking accounts and helping victims regain access.
This is about a year after the data breach affected 28.000 hosting accounts and hit the image of GoDaddy. The company definitely had a hard time dealing with attack. GoDaddy, like many other companies, has joined the telecommuting program and its staff work remotely during the pandemic. COVID-19. This could make it difficult for a caller or website to verify its legitimacy. Therefore, this can be a problem for many companies, even when their employees return to their physical workplace.