Log4Shell: ESET blocks hundreds of thousands of attack attempts

ESET has detected hundreds of thousands of attack attempts globally that track to the critical Log4Shell vulnerability. Most attack attempts are located in the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands, yet nearly 180 countries and territories are under fire largely due to the global prevalence of the Log4j software library in systems around … More Log4Shell: ESET blocks hundreds of thousands of attack attempts

What every business leader needs to know about Log4Shell

Hundreds of thousands of attempts to exploit the vulnerability are under way. In many cases, updating IT systems and patching security vulnerabilities is a quiet matter that business leaders may be little concerned with other than knowing that they have approved a budget for the IT team to get it done. That quiet approach is … More What every business leader needs to know about Log4Shell

Log4Shell vulnerability: What we know so far

The critical flaw in the ubiquitous Log4j utility has sent shockwaves far beyond the security industry – here’s what we know so far. Just as the holiday season is approaching our doorstep, a critical vulnerability in an Apache code library called Log4j 2 has come knocking at the door. Log4j is an open-source Java-based logging library that … More Log4Shell vulnerability: What we know so far

Google squashes Android zero‑day bug exploited in targeted attacks

Beyond the vulnerability in the Android kernel, the monthly round of security patches plugs another 38 security loopholes. Google has released its monthly round of security patches for Android that plugs a bevy of vulnerabilities, including a zero-day flaw that is believed to be actively exploited in the wild by threat actors. “There are indications … More Google squashes Android zero‑day bug exploited in targeted attacks

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 13 critical flaws, including 4 under active attack

The latest Patch Tuesday brings a new batch of security updates addressing a total of 117 vulnerabilities. The second Tuesday of the month is here, which means that Microsoft has rolled out patches for security vulnerabilities in Windows and its other products as part of its monthly Patch Tuesday bundle. This month’s batch of security updates brings … More Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 13 critical flaws, including 4 under active attack