Targeted malware attacks against Elasticsearch servers surge

    Date28 Feb 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    Unsecured Elasticsearch clusters are being targeted in a fresh wave of attacks designed to drop both malware and cryptocurrency mining software.

    This week, cybersecurity researchers from Cisco Talos warned of a spike in recent strikes against these systems, with six separate cyberattack groups believed to be involved.

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