‘Microsoft SQL attacks are soaring’
Research by cybersecurity firm Trustwave indicates that Microsoft's popular MSSQL service is getting attacked at an alarming rate.
SQL services contain relational databases, which are pivotal for all kinds of applications that access data from them. They are also popular targets for cybercrimina... Read more
‘Hackers breach Microsoft SQL servers to deploy Trigona ransomware’
The malware exploits a Windows vulnerability to "perform malicious behaviours".
Hackers are distributing Trigona ransomware via internet-exposed Microsoft SQL (MS-SQL) servers, according to a report in BleepingComputer. The externally accessible or poorly protected servers are being breached vi... Read more
Maggie malware has gained backdoor access to hundreds of Microsoft SQL servers
Maggie is a new malware that has surfaced and is already gaining unauthorized backdoor access to several Microsoft SQL servers.
Researchers have recently discovered a malware named Maggie which has been gaining unauthorized backdoor access into several Microsoft SQL servers. John Aydinbas and Al... Read more
Wave of Fargo ransomware attacks hits Microsoft SQL servers
Cybersecurity experts warn of hackers exploiting and targeting vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL servers exposed to the internet through a new wave of Fargo ransomware cyberattacks.
BleepingComputer informed users of a similar cyberattack on Microsoft SQL servers in February. Another wave occurre... Read more
Google Cloud SQL also compatible with Microsoft SQL Server 2017
Google has just announced during Google Cloud Next that the Cloud SQL product will be compatible with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 in addition to MySQL and PostgreSQL. This allows companies to migrate their business Windows workloads to Cloud SQL as well. This eliminates the need for companies to manag... Read more