Reply to post: Re: Had it coming...

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

patrickstar

Re: Had it coming...

Well, to be fair, it's not necessarily a huge problem. Atleast if it's an appliance doing one specific thing,.

Unless the MySQL instance is actually listening for external connections, which would be a problem in itself if it ever saw an untrusted network, even with good authentication...

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