The Apache Log4j vulnerability has attracted a lot of media attention as a result of recent security incidents that were reported by some organizations using versions 2.0-beta9 through 2.14.1. This security flaw has the potential to affect thousands of applications since some of the world’s largest databases rely on Log4j.
Because so many organizations are affected, cybercriminals are actively exploiting this well-known vulnerability.
Why is this so dangerous? In addition to the threat of malware and ransomware, hackers can also perform remote code execution due to the Log4j vulnerability.
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