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Microsoft SQL Server Attacks

Attackers frequently probe networks for Internet-facing databases and Microsoft SQL Server; on Port 1433 is a longtime favorite, having been targeted since the early 2000s. Akamai said it followed Microsoft SMB as a frequent target, with attackers also looking for unpatched vulnerabilities or attempting to cripple the database through a denial-of-service attack by overloading it with malicious requests.

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