Maggie malware hits Microsoft SQL servers

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Maggie has infected hundreds of Microsoft SQL servers worldwide
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Maggie has infected hundreds of Microsoft SQL servers worldwide

The culprits, their targets and objectives remain a mystery.

A new malware strain known as Maggie has infected hundreds of Microsoft SQL servers worldwide. Researchers Axel Wauer and Johann Aydinbas of German cybersecurity firm DCSO CyTec uncovered the ba...

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