A new tool is making the rounds on the criminal underground. Called Katyusha Scanner, this is a hybrid between a classic SQL injection (SQLi) vulnerability scanner and Anarchi Scanner, an open-source penetration testing tool.
An impAn improperly secured Amazon S3 "bucket" (server) belonging to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) had exposed the personal details of over three million fans.roperly secured Amazon S3 "bucket" (server) belonging to World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) had exposed the personal details of over three million fans.
Verelox, a provider of dedicated KVM and VPS servers based in The Hague, Netherlands, suffered a catastrophic outage after a former administrator deleted all customer data and wiped most of the company's servers.
For 137 days now, a yet to be identified company has left a database containing over 10 million Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) exposed online with no authentication.
A WordPress plugin installed on over one million sites has just fixed a severe SQL injection vulnerability that can allow attackers to steal data from a website's database.
After the ransacking of MongoDB, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, and CouchDB servers, attackers are now hijacking hundreds of MySQL databases, deleting their content, and leaving a ransom note behind asking for a 0.2 Bitcoin ($235) payment.
Dutch malware experts have found a new malware strain that targets online shops running on the Magento platform, which can self-heal using code hidden in the website's database.
Link bookmarking service Instapaper came back online today following a critical database issue that forced it offline for 31 hours over the past two days.
For a week in November and December 2016, someone tried to resurrect the 14-year-old SQL Slammer worm, according to security firm Check Point, who reported today that they've "detected a massive increase in the number of attack attempts."