GDPR Complaints Used as an Extortion Tool in 23,000 Databases

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Last week ZDnet reported on a hack affecting 23,000 databases using MongoDB. The hacker, or possibly multiple hackers, ran scripts to automate access to misconfigured databases. In total, ZDnet reported that they hit 47% of open online MongoDBs. This attack likely started around April of this year,....