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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