Jan, 2017 : Thousands of SSL Certificates Revoked by GoDaddy


godaddy.com logoJanuary 16, 2017 - A bug was discovered by GoDaddy, which led to around 9,000 SSL certificates being revoked. This was a precautionary measure taken to protect customers. The bug was allowing the certificates to be validated without a validation code.

The bug was actually introduced back in July of 2016 during a routine code update. It wasn't discovered until January 6, 2017. More than 6,000 customers have had new certificate requests submitted on their behalf.

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