What is MongoDB?

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A major criticism of MongoDB revolves around security, with the default security configuration  allowing anyone to have full access to a database. Due to this, tens of thousands of MongoDB installations have been stolen, with many severs held to ransom by hackers.

One wave of ranomware attacks happened at the beginning of 2017, with a Rapid7 investigation revealing that a huge 50% of MongoDB servers were held captive.

Name of Technology:


Year Introduced:


Invented by :

MongoDB Inc

Open Source or Proprietary:

Open Source

Main technology category:

NoSQL Database

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