Project un1c0rn – a search engine for (heartbleed, Mysql, Mongodb) vulnerable sites

Think of Project Un1c0rn as a Google for site security. Launched on May 15th, the site’s creators say that so far it has indexed 59,000 websites and counting. The goal, according to its founders, is to document open leaks caused by the Heartbleed bug, as well as “access to users’ databases” in Mongo DB and MySQL.

According to the developers, those three types of vulnerabilities are most widespread because they rely on commonly used tools.[…]

“Billions of people are leaving information and trails in billions of different databases, some just left with default configurations that can be found in a matter of seconds for whoever has the resources,” SweetCorn said. Changing and updating passwords is a crucial practice.

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