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Hadoop databases expose 5 Petabytes of data to the Internet

Unsecured Hadoop databases are exposing a massive 5 petabytes (PB) of data to the Internet, putting it at risk from ransom attacks, according to a researcher.

The findings follow a spate of ransom attacks that began in January, when hackers discovered they could steal exposed data and demand payment for its return.

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