MongoDB databases suffer huge ransomware attacks

Stuart Sumner
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Over 27,000 servers compromised as hackers steal and delete data from unpatched or poorly-configured systems

MongoDB databases have suffered a surge of ransomware attacks, with over 27,000 servers currently compromised as hackers steal and delete data from unpatched or poorly-configured systems. In c...

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