February 10, 2015

About 40,000 MongoDB Databases Found Open Online

About-40-000-MongoDB-Databases-Found-OpeAdministrators of tens of thousands of MongoDB databases around the world failed to enforce any security mechanisms, allowing access outside the backend and exposing information of millions of customers to unauthorized parties.

MongoDB is an open-source, document-oriented database compatible with multiple operating systems. It is a highly popular NoSQL database, used by major websites and services.

Shoda used to identify open MongoDB servers

Three students (Jens Heyens, Kai Greshake and Eri... (read more)

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