Log4j flaw gets ransomware gang attention

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Log4j flaw gets ransomware gang attention

Ransomware gang Conti has expanded efforts to exploit the Apache Log4j vulnerability, likely seeing the widespread flaw as the basis for a new wave of attacks.

Cyber security firms Qualys and AdvIntel’s researchers said that they have observed activities by Conti to exploit the critical vulnerability in Log4j logging software, known as Log4Shell, recently.

Qualys has observed that attempted ransomware attacks have been successful by Conti, Khonsari, and some nation-state-backed adversaries. Specifics of the attacks were not disclosed.

Read More: Venturebeat

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