31 Jan '14, 7am

Go Daddy Owns it Role in the Twitter @N Case – Paypal Does Not

— GoDaddy has acknowledged that one of its employees fell victim to a social engineering attack allowing a hacker to take over a customer’s domain names and eventually extort a coveted Twitter user name from him. PayPal, which the victim claimed also played a role in the attack, denied the accusations. Naoki Hiroshima, a software engineer and creator of the Cocoyon location sharing mobile app, reported Wednesday in a blog post that a hacker successfully extorted him into giving up his single-letter Twitter user name, called @N, after first hijacking his domain names registered at GoDaddy, email address and Facebook account. Hiroshima claims he had received offers in the past from people willing to buy his @N Twitter handle for as much as US$50,000. He also said he regularly receives password reset emails from Twitter, suggesting that the account is a constant target for ha...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2014/01/31/go-daddy-owns-it-rol...

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