Vulnerability in Apache Log4j => Security update has been released to patch the vulnerability known as Log4Shell

WARNING: Some groups of CyberHackers are exploiting this vulnerability to carry out Ransomware attacks... proceeding with the update is critical!

Vulnerability in Apache Log4j =>
Security update has been released to patch the vulnerability known as Log4Shell!

Vulnerabilità Log4Shell=> ApacheSoftwareFoundation rilascia l'aggiornamento/i
The TG Soft AntiMalware Research Center is closely following this vulnerability in the Apache Log4j library, examining all potential effects on PC/Server cybersecurity.
We report that since Friday, December 17, ApacheSoftwareFoundation has released the update that we recommend to install as soon as possible, for all those who use software written in Java and that includes the open source library Log4J. For further details we report the primary source: https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/

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Research by TG Soft's C.R.A.M. has revealed that some CyberBlackmailer groups have begun very quickly to exploit the Log4Shell vulnerability to breach PCs/Servers and local networks with the purpose of conveying Malware. They especially aim to carry out Ransomware attacks including the CyberCriminal group using the Khonsari Ransomware and the Conti group, but not only! For more on Khonsari Ransomware check out the information posted at this link: 2021-12-16 #Ransomware #KHONSARI

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However, we remind you that it remains ABSOLUTELY necessary to make, as soon as possible, the SECURITY UPDATE to patch the Log4Shell vulnerability released by the ApacheSoftwareFoundation.
For further details, please refer to the official documentation available at the link => https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/

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