Hackers leave ransom note after wiping out MongoDB in 13 seconds

For the last couple of years, hackers have been exploiting unprotected MongoDB based servers to steal data and hold the exposed databases for ransom. In order to raise awareness, hackers leaked 36 million records of internal data collected from several vulnerable servers. The seriousness of the matter can be understood by the fact that in July of 2015 John Matherly of Shodan, the world’s … Continue reading Hackers leave ransom note after wiping out MongoDB in 13 seconds