Reply to post: Re: Something to note.AWS?

MongoDB ransom attacks soar, body count hits 27,000 in hours

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Re: Something to note.AWS?

The original article where the hacker going under the pseudonym Har1k1r1 was targeting AWS instances. (78%)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/04/mongodb_installs_wiped_by_bitcoin_ransoming_script/

Even if that were not the case, have a publicly open unfiltered port to any software without the understanding of the implications is just unprofessional.

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