This Server Was Online For Under A Minute Before Hackers Were Trying To Crack It
ZDNet, April 9th, 2019
April 9, 2019,
Volume 253, Issue 2

"New report demonstrates how prolific cyber attackers are - and the dangers of default login credentials...

It can only take seconds before cyber criminals start attempting to hack into newly connected cloud devices and services, as attackers relentlessly pursue new avenues to exploit for malicious purposes.

Researchers at security company Sophos set up honeypots in ten of the most popular AWS data centre locations around the world -- California, Ohio, Sao Paulo, Ireland, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney -- and connected them to the internet with common configuration errors, such as using default credentials or insecure passwords..."

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