Hackers are constantly scanning the internet for exploitable sites, which is why even small, new sites should be fully patched and protected. At the same time, it is not feasible to scan the whole internet with 330+ million domains and billions of web pages. Even Google can’t do it, but hackers are always getting better at reconnaissance.
Despite these limitations, scanning just 1% of the internet allows attackers to discover thousands of vulnerable sites.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Sucuri Blog authored by Denis Sinegubko. Read the original post at: https://blog.sucuri.net/2017/08/mining-adminers-hackers-scan-the-internet-for-db-scripts.html