Over 300,000 Internet-Exposed Databases Identified in 2021

Ionut Arghire reports:

Cybersecurity firm Group-IB identified more than 91,000 publicly-exposed databases in the first quarter of 2022, significantly more than in the previous year.

In 2021, the firm discovered a total of 308,000 exposed databases, with more than 165,000 of them found in the second half of the year. Most of the exposed databases use the Redis database management system (37.5%), followed by MongoDB (31%) and Elastic (29%).

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