March 28, 2024

Log4j has caused concern for many security experts because of its threat. Some cybersecurity researchers even claimed that this Java programming language component could completely shut down the global internet if it was used in a massive malicious campaign.  . 

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Experts are concerned since many individuals, organizations, companies, businesses, as well as governments are relying on the internet to conduct essential daily activities. 

Since Log4j is based on JavaScript, it is considered an open-source package. This means that this system component is not protected by DEP (Data Executive Prevention) or ASLR (Address Space Layout Randomization), as reported by PC Mag

Now, Google, Silicon Valley corporations, and other tech firms are doing their best to prevent the security issue posed by Log4j. 

Log4j Security Vulnerability Could Shut Down Internet? 

According to WION‘s latest report, Log4j is an essential code that powers the internet. It helps many applications and software models to log and track past activities.

Log4j Security Vulnerability Could Shut Down Internet? Experts Claim It's a Big Concern

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