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Unauthorized Party Accessed DomainFactory Data

July 09, 2018 / Kacy Zurkus

After a person in their user forum reportedly claimed that they had accessed DomainFactory customer data, the company confirmed that it had been breached by an unauthorized outsider. On 6 July, a system message reported that upon learning about the potential breach, the company initiated a detailed investigation whereupon it confirmed the outsider had gained access to customer data, adding that the access route had been secured and that it had contacted all customers and recommended that they update their DomainFactory passwords. Data protection authorities were notified, and experts have launched an external investigation. “The protection of the data of our customers is paramount and we regret the inconvenience this incident causes, very much,” the company wrote. DomainFactory also assured customers that it is taking measures to prevent similar problems in the future. The company first learned of the incident on 3 July. According to the information that is currently availa...