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VMware Horizon servers are under active exploit by Iranian state hackers

reader comments 10 with 9 posters participating, including story author Share this story Hackers aligned with the government of Iran are exploiting the critical Log4j vulnerability to infect unpatched VMware users with ransomware, researchers said on Thursday. Security firm SentinelOne has dubbed the group TunnelVision. The name is meant to emphasize TunnelVision’s heavy reliance on… Read More »

Patch systems vulnerable to critical Log4j flaws, UK and US officials warn

Getty Images reader comments 18 with 17 posters participating Share this story Criminals are actively exploiting the high-severity Log4Shell vulnerability on servers running VMware Horizon in an attempt to install malware that allows them to gain full control of affected systems, the UK’s publicly funded healthcare system is warning. CVE-2021-44228 is one of the most… Read More »

Hackers launch over 840,000 attacks through Log4J flaw

Matejmo | Getty Images reader comments 74 with 51 posters participating Share this story Hackers including Chinese state-backed groups have launched more than 840,000 attacks on companies globally since last Friday, according to researchers, through a previously unnoticed vulnerability in a widely used piece of open-source software called Log4J. Cyber security group Check Point said… Read More »

The Internet’s biggest players are all affected by critical Log4Shell 0-day

reader comments 67 with 51 posters participating, including story author Share this story The list of services with Internet-facing infrastructure that is vulnerable to a critical zero-day vulnerability in the open source Log4j logging utility is immense and reads like a who’s who of the biggest names on the Internet, including Apple, Amazon, Cloudflare, Steam,… Read More »

Zeroday in ubiquitous Log4j tool poses a grave threat to the Internet

Getty Images reader comments 62 with 41 posters participating Share this story Exploit code has been released for a serious code-execution vulnerability in Log4j, an open-source logging utility that’s used in countless apps, including those used by large enterprise organizations, several websites reported on last Thursday. Word of the vulnerability first came to light on… Read More »