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Amazon AWS Servers Might Soon Be Held for Ransom, Similar to MongoDB

Amazon AWS S3 cloud storage servers might soon fall victims to ransom attacks, similar to how hacker groups held tens of thousands of MongoDB databases for ransom throughout 2017. The statement, made today on social media by infosec expert Kevin Beaumont, is nothing short of a prophecy of things to come, an opinion shared by many security professionals to whom Bleeping Computer spoke today.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

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