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UPDATE: 9/19/10 at 11:36 pm EDT: The exploit affecting PHP files on several Go Daddy accounts this past weekend has been resolved. Go Daddy’s Security Team worked quickly to clean and restore all affected sites. The exploit was caused by malicious files uploaded via FTP to customer websites. As a good security practice, Go Daddy [...]
As promised, we’re continuing to support DNSSEC for new domain name extensions as registries launch their support of the service. The latest extension, .biz, requires the same fields as .us to enable DNSSEC and secure .biz websites. Here are DNSSEC data requirements for all supported extensions. To understand more about DNSSEC, see What is DNSSEC?
ALERT: A fake ICANN notification email, claiming to be from GoDaddy.com, is circulating the Internet. See a copy of this email at the bottom of this post and notice that it may contain a copyright date of 2008, a ‘typo’, and also mentions a May 1st date. If you have any questions on the legitimacy [...]
We now support DNSSEC with .us and .eu domain name extensions. Now you can secure your .eu and .us sites just like you did with the .orgs. Almost! DNSSEC does the same digital signature matchup on every DNSSEC-aware domain name extension. But each of these Country-Code domain names (ccTLDs) requires a different set of information [...]
DNSSEC is brand new. The very first DNS-aware registry, PIR sponsoring .org domain name extensions, just fired it up last week. And so did we! Check out our FAQs on what DNSSEC is, how it works, what security it provides, etc. If we missed something, let us know. Stay tuned for new DNSSEC-aware registries and [...]
Go Daddy has detected a phishing attack and is alerting customers to be on the lookout for an erroneous order confirmation email appearing to come from GoDaddy.com. While the email may look legitimate, it is an old Go Daddy template with links leading to a malware website. The forged emails began on 6/20, with the [...]
After the most recent malware attack (more details here), the Go Daddy Security Operations Team conducted a thorough investigation and removed the malicious code impacting our customers. The attack injects websites with a fake-antivirus pop-up ad, claiming the visitor’s computer is infected. If you believe your website is impacted, please fill out our Security Form. [...]
UPDATE: Here’s a couple of details about yesterday’s attack from Neil Warner, Go Daddy Chief Information Officer. An attack impacting several hundred accounts happened this afternoon. Go Daddy is working with other top hosting providers and security experts to gather information to stop the criminals initiating these exploits. We have contacted the malware site registrar [...]
Go Daddy is alerting you to a phishing scheme we quickly resolved this morning. Fraudulent ICANN e-mails, claiming to be from GoDaddy.com, were sent to several customers as part of the scheme. The message advised Go Daddy customers to renew their â€œWhoisâ€ domain name contact data, directing them to a bogus version of Go Daddyâ€™s [...]
Compromised Website Update 5/20/10 An attack impacting less than 200 accounts happened this morning. Go Daddy is working with other top hosting providers and security experts to gather information to stop the criminals initiating these exploits. We have contacted the malware site registrar to remove the offending domain from the Internet, in order to block [...]