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Ransomware attacks targeted hundreds of MySQL databases
« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2017, 07:53:13 PM »
Ransomware attacks targeted hundreds of MySQL databases
26 February 2017, 5:08 pm



Hundreds of MySQL databases were hit in ransomware attacks, which were described as “an evolution of the MongoDB ransomware attacks;” in January, there were tens of thousands of MongoDB installs erased and replaced with ransom demands. In the new attacks, targeted MySQL databases are erased and replaced with a ransom demand for 0.2 bitcoin, which is currently equal to about $234.

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