A dangerous new malware strain has already compromised hundreds of servers


There is a new malware making rounds, that targets Microsoft SQL servers, and is capable of running programs, snooping in on data, brute-forcing its way into other SQL servers, and dozens of other dangerous things. 

The malware (opens in new tab), discovered by cybersecurity analysts from DSCO CyTec, was dubbed Maggie. Maggie is distributed by pretending to be an Extended Stored Procedure DLL, a file digitally signed by an alleged South Korean company called DEEPSoft. 

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