New ‘Meow’ attack has wiped thousands of unsecured databases

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  1. mood

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    New ‘Meow’ attack has wiped dozens of unsecured databases
    July 22, 2020
    https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/ne...tack-has-wiped-dozens-of-unsecured-databases/
     
  2. mirimir

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    Isn't this at least partly a good thing? And for VPN logs, I really can't see the downside.
     
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    Now if they would wipe student debt databases :argh:
     
  5. mirimir

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    As I recall, the goal in Fight Club was destroying data systems of credit card companies. But it wasn't realistic, because you'd also need to get the backups.
     
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    Five ways to declaw the Meow bot
    August 6, 2020
    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/security-news/database-security/five-ways-to-declaw-the-meow-bot/
     
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