'Domain Factory' confirms January 2018 data breach

www.theregister.co.uk | 1/28/2018 | Staff
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German hosting company Domainfactory has taken down its forums after someone posted messages alleging to have compromised the company.

Acknowledging the attack, the GoDaddy-owned (via Host Europe, acquired in 2016) company has advised customers to change their passwords and detailed the extent of the data breach claimed by the hackers.

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“While we investigate this data breach, we already know that third parties could have had unauthorised access to the following categories of data: Customer name; Company name; Customer number; Address; E-mail addresses; Phone number; DomainFactory Phone password; Date of birth; Bank name and account number (eg IBAN or BIC); and Schufa score”

The company says it has secured the systems the attacker...
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