Tag: Database Hack

MongoDB Hackers Demand Bitcoin Ransom From Over 26,000 Compromised Servers

Even though Bitcoin lacks all of the properties criminals should look for in an anonymous currency, it is still quite popular. The recent wave of attacks against unprotected MongoDB databases illustrates that point perfectly. All of the groups responsible for these attacks have demanded payments be made in Bitcoin. This last wave of attacks saw over 26,000 servers getting hijacked, which is an astonishing number. These types of attacks have …
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