New ‘Meow’ attack has wiped dozens of unsecured databases

New ‘Meow’ attack has wiped dozens of unsecured databases

Dozens of unsecured databases exposed on the public web are the target of an automated ‘meow’ attack that destroys data without any explanation. The activity started recently and hits Elasticsearch and MongoDB instances indiscriminately without leaving any explanation, or even a ransom note. A quick search by BleepingComputer on the IoT search engine Shodan has […]

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Poor data literacy crippling businesses

Poor data literacy crippling businesses

According to a new report from Experian, the inability to use and analyse data effectively is crippling businesses, and improving data literacy rates among the workforce will be critical to future success. As part of the report, Experian polled 1,100 data practitioners and data-driven business leaders from around the world. The company’s findings suggest many […]

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