Estimated reading time: 0 minutes, 31 seconds

GoDaddy Staff Unwittingly Aided Crypto Attackers in Social Engineering Scam

GoDaddy employees were duped into facilitating attacks on “multiple cryptocurrency exchanges through social engineering and phishing.” So reports ZDNet.

GoDaddyAs such, the staff members were caught up in a scam leading them to change “email and registration records” that helped make the attacks possible. One of the sites impacted, Liquid, was victimized when the attacker gained access to user information after getting GoDaddy employees to “incorrectly [transfer] control of an account related to the firm's core domain names,” according to the article. The attacks were quickly thwarted and client funds from both Liquid and NiceHash appear safe.

Read the full article from ZDNet. 

Read 193 times
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Visit other PMG Sites:

click me
PMG360 is committed to protecting the privacy of the personal data we collect from our subscribers/agents/customers/exhibitors and sponsors. On May 25th, the European's GDPR policy will be enforced. Nothing is changing about your current settings or how your information is processed, however, we have made a few changes. We have updated our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy to make it easier for you to understand what information we collect, how and why we collect it.