A new cryptomining campaign that targets both Windows and Linux systems running the Elasticsearch search and analytics engine has been detailed by researchers from F5 Networks.
A security researcher has found a copy of the Dow Jones Watchlist database on a public Elasticsearch cluster which was open to anyone who knew where to look and could have been found using a public IoT search engine like BinaryEdge.
Instaclustr is a 100% open-source business, using Cassandra ("one of the most scalable databases in the world") for data storage, Spark for analytics, Elasticsearch for search, and Kafka for messaging, among other pieces of software.
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