As per the reports, GoDaddy has promised a $ 650-holiday bonus from their company. this was not an act of cooperating goodwill, but of a particular tone phishing deaf test that too instead of extra cash. All those who get failed are going to be assigned extra work.
Moreover, this is something that happened with more than 50 employees at GoDaddy, Arizona’s Copper Courier reported. GoDaddy company reportedly sent some emails to their workers this month just for promising one-time payouts to “show our appreciation” for a record year of GoDaddy. All the messages sent to employees were asking for details about their locations and other information just for receiving their payments. All those who did were informed earlier two days before you failed our recent phishing test. And they would after that be required to complete the training, according to Copper Courier reporter Lorraine Longhi. News about this test got viral in front of the people through the social media platform that is Twitter and some users threatening to change to hosting providers.
However, this is not unusual for companies just to send fake phishing emails for testing their employees promoting a fake holiday bonus during the pandemic when millions of people are struggling for fed, home, and many more other commodities. Longhi has pointed that there was done laid off or reassigned hundreds of employees during the COVID pandemic by the GoDaddy company.
Through a statement, a spokesperson of GoDaddy apologized to employees.