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MySQL.com Sold for $3k, Serves Malware

September 26, 2011

A security firm revealed today that mysql.com, the central repository for widely-used Web database software, was hacked and booby-trapped to serve visitors with malicious software. The disclosure caught my eye because just a few days ago I saw evidence that administrative access to mysql.com was being sold on the hacker underground for just $3,000.