SecurityWeek: Scanning Finds Over 3.6 Million Internet-Accessible MySQL Servers

SecurityWeek: Scanning Finds Over 3.6 Million Internet-Accessible MySQL Servers. “The Shadowserver Foundation warns of the security risk associated with more than 3.6 million internet-exposed MySQL servers that accept connections on port 3306/TCP. While scanning the internet for accessible MySQL servers, the organization’s researchers identified a total population of roughly 5.4 million IPv4 and IPv6 instances on port 3306/TCP, but say that only two-thirds of these appear to accept a connection.”

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