Cyber Attack to Belgian Defense Ministry

Belgium’s ministry of defense confirmed on Monday it had been hit by a cyber attack.

Log4j vulnerability discovered earlier in December and very popular in recent days. According to the Belgian Defense Ministry officials, hackers exploited Log4j vulnerability in one of their systems. The ministry uncovered the attack last Thursday.

A lot has been written about Log4j in recent days, we will not touch on the details of the vulnerability here but it is important to say that this vulnerability hit a long list of software.

We already know that some hacker groups including state sponsored groups started using this vulnerability. It is a really critical vulnerability and need to patched as soon as possible (today) if not done yet.

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