TechCrunch: Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks

TechCrunch: Some of the biggest web hosting sites were vulnerable to simple account takeover hacks. “A security researcher has found, reported and now disclosed a dozen bugs that made it easy to steal sensitive information or take over any customer’s account from some of the largest web hosting companies on the internet. In some cases, clicking on a simple link would have been enough for Paulos Yibelo, a well-known and respected bug hunter, to take over the accounts of anyone using five large hosting providers — Bluehost, DreamHost, Hostgator, OVH and iPage.”

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