Security Researchers Find Vulnerable IoT Devices and MongoDB Databases Exposing Corporate Data

At Shodan we’re always interested in seeing how researchers are using the search engine. Recently, Martin Hron wrote an Avast blog post detailing his experience »

Analyzing Post-WannaCry SMB Exposure

It's been a month since the WannaCry ransomware attack wrecked havoc across Windows networks via SMB and I'd like to take a moment to review where »

Measuring the Minecraft Playerbase

For fun I decided to see whether I can figure out how many Minecraft players are online at the moment. And it turns out that it's »

The HDFS Juggernaut

There's been much focus on MongoDB, Elastic and Redis in terms of data exposure on the Internet due to their general popularity in the developer community. »

Understanding Security by Country: SSL

With Shodan it's easy to get an overview of the security for a country. Real-world borders don't necessarily translate to the Internet but it can still »