Paypal and GoDaddy unknowingly assisted in the theft of a ...

Paypal and GoDaddy unknowingly assisted in the theft of a …

January 29, 2014

Security@N, with only one letter, belonged to Naoki Hiroshima since 2007 and for him they had even offered him up to $ 50,000. Others, less subtle, had tried to get hold of it through password recovery, which caused emails with this information to reach him practically every day. No one had succeeded until an attacker, with the help of GoDaddy and Paypal, started the blackmail.

As Naoki explains, it all started when one day he received an email from GoDaddy telling him that his account details had been changed. In it he not only had several sites hosted but also his own email domain, which worked through Google Apps, was also registered there. And he had just lost access.

via How Paypal and GoDaddy unknowingly helped steal a valuable Twitter account.

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