Godaddy hacked, clients need to reset SSH passwords urgently

Godaddy mentioned it has reset user passwords and SSH accounts as a “precautionary measure” after it detected unauthorized access to a database containing information on millions of its customers.

The company said mail it received an alert that one of its servers was improperly accessed. The company recommends user to conduct an audit of the hosting account themselves.

The company said “On behalf of the entire GoDaddy team, we want to say how much we appreciate your business and that we sincerely regret this incident occurred.

We are providing you one year of Website Security Deluxe and guaranteed malware removal at no cost. These services run scans on your website to identify and alert you of any potential security vulnerabilities.

With this service, if a problem arises, there is a special way to contact our security team and they will be there to help”