Between them Proctor & Gamble, GoDaddy and Washington PosCodecov, which is known for its cyber security services to large companies, is under investigation by the FBI. After the information first revealed by Reuters, the company president also accepted the investigation.
The reason for the investigation turned out to be a hacker attack on Codecov’s important files in January.
Big company data is under threat with Codecov hacker attack
Codecov CEO Jerrod Engelberg accepted the Federal investigation in a statement on the company website. The scary part is the acquisition of a vehicle based on the service the firm offers to large companies.
Codecov is a software company that reveals the security vulnerabilities of the companies it serves. One of the most important tools of this service is the Bash Uploader script. According to the information revealed, hackers made changes to this file in January. Codecov noticed that this file had been changed only on April 1st. This shows that the information of the companies that receive service from the software company has been leaked for about 4 months. The hacker attack on the Codecov company is pregnant with great threats in this sense.
The services offered by the company, given that find vulnerabilities, hackers deficits of companies like GoDaddy serving in Turkey in this period has led to the discovery Did not your question. The discovery of these vulnerabilities may expose companies like GoDaddy, which contains the personal information of millions, to a hacker attack.
Engelberg says that he warned all his customers after this situation, which was agreed at the beginning of April. The CEO warned companies to review and change all basic passwords and protections, especially security keys.
The company is in a structure that scans all personal information, source codes and security keys of the websites it serves. During this scan, the file finds and reports all errors that create security threats. It is not known exactly how the hackers captured the information with the changes they made. However, according to the first information that came to light, Codecov discovered a backdoor in the file that transmitted information to the third party.
It should be noted that Codecov cannot access user data of websites. It is not known whether there has been an attack with this information so far.
GoDaddy and the Washington Post did not respond to Reuters’ questions on the subject. Another big customer, Atlassian, stated that they could not find any data that they were affected.