Sunday, January 22, 2012 0 comments
Dreamhost has confirmed that some hackers have got the login details of customres from the DreamHost server. Company has also started sending mails to all the customers regarding this hack.
“Our security systems detected the potential breach this morning and we immediately took the defensive precaution of expiring and resetting all FTP/shell access passwords for all DreamHost customers and their users,” company wrote in the letter sent to customers.
According to the company, only FTP/SHell access passwords have been hacked but customers must change all passwords of the hosting account. Dreamhost provide 3 type of passwords to their customers, a web panel password, used for logging into the administration panel, email passwords, and FTP/shell access passwords.
To change the password, please log into the web panel and go to Manage Users. Click edit next to the FTP/shell user on the right and you can change your password there.