Azure VMs Under Siege: Cybercriminals Exploit SQL Servers as Backdoors

Azure VMs Under Siege: Cybercriminals Exploit SQL Servers as Backdoors

Innovative Cyber Threat Targets Azure Infrastructure

In a startling revelation, security researchers have uncovered a new and alarming cyber threat landscape. Hackers have turned their sights on Azure virtual machines (VMs), leveraging flawed Microsoft SQL servers as a stepping stone. This unconventional approach marks the first known instance of SQL servers being exploited in this manner.

The Unconventional Attack