Log4j flaw: Attackers are making thousands of attempts to exploit this severe vulnerability

Cyber attackers are making over a hundred attempts to exploit a critical security vulnerability in Java logging library Apache Log4j every minute, security researchers have warned. The Log4j flaw (also…

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud

Ex-NFL Star Gets Three Years for #COVID19 Fraud A former NFL player has become the latest in a long line of individuals sent down for defrauding a US government COVID-19…

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years

“Sadistic” Online Extortionist Jailed for 32 Years An online extortionist described by police as “sadistic” and “depraved” has been jailed for 32 years following a string of horrific crimes targeting…

“Worst-Case Scenario” Log4j Exploit Travels the Globe

“Worst-Case Scenario” Log4j Exploit Travels the Globe Security teams across the globe have been scrambling to address a dangerous new zero-day vulnerability in a popular Apache logging system currently being…

Log4j Critical Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228): Practical Tips to Protect Your Organisation

What’s going on? Log4j is commonly used in Java applications of all shapes and sizes. Versions up to 2.15.0 have a critical vulnerability which is being actively exploited. Attackers are…

Log4j RCE activity began on December 1 as botnets start using vulnerability

Image: Kevin Beaumont The usage of the nasty vulnerability in the Java logging library Apache Log4j that allowed unauthenticated remote code execution could have kicked off as early as December…

Patch Now: Apache Log4j Vulnerability Called Log4Shell Actively Exploited

Trend Micro – Trend Micro – A vulnerability in Apache Log4j, a widely used logging package for Java has been found. The vulnerability, which can allow an attacker to execute…

US, Australia and Japan stump up for subsea cable between Nauru, Kiribati and Federated States of Micronesia

Tarawa, Kiribati  Image: Jonas Gratzer/LightRocket via Getty Images The United States, Australia, and Japan have said they will provide funding for a new subsea cable to connect the Pacific island…