Over 900,000 Kubernetes instances found exposed online

Bill Toulas reports:

Over 900,000 misconfigured Kubernetes clusters were found exposed on the Internet to potentially malicious scans, some even vulnerable to data-exposing cyberattacks.


Researchers at Cyble have conducted an exercise to locate exposed Kubernetes instances across the itnernet, using similar scanning tools and search queries to those employed by malicious actors.

The results show a massive 900,000 Kubernetes servers, with 65% of them (585,000) being located in the United States, 14% in China, 9% in Germany, while Netherlands and Ireland accounted for 6% each.

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