Fixing Log4Shell: how a university patched all its endpoints over a weekend

John Leonard
clock • 4 min read
Fixing Log4Shell: how a university patched all its endpoints aver a weekend
Image:

Fixing Log4Shell: how a university patched all its endpoints aver a weekend

It's all about knowing what you have, how the software is interconnected and then getting boots on the ground, says SNHU's endpoint team

The Log4Shell vulnerability in the open source Java component Log4J has caused huge consternation among IT security professionals for two principal reasons. First, the flaw is trivial to exploit, r...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Oracle's controversial stewardship of Java: The good and the bad

Open Source

Oracle is doing a good job in keeping Java relevant. But that's pretty much where it ends, says Azul CTO

clock 15 February 2024 • 5 min read
Life after Oracle: Redefining Java in the enterprise in 2024

Developer

Ignore the cool kids. 2024 will see Java redefine its value to enterprise

clock 08 December 2023 • 5 min read
How gen-AI is getting faster and learning to admit it doesn't know

Developer

DataStax CTO Jonathan Ellis on the breakneck pace of AI innovation

clock 24 October 2023 • 5 min read
Most read
03

Cabinet Office terminates £9m Microsoft deal

16 February 2024 • 2 min read
04
05

Southern Water confirms customer data breach

14 February 2024 • 2 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Threats and Risks

Microsoft exposes state-backed hackers using AI tools for espionage

Microsoft exposes state-backed hackers using AI tools for espionage

Hackers linked to Russian military intelligence have been using LLMs to delve into satellite communication protocols relevant to military operations in Ukraine

clock 15 February 2024 • 3 min read
France uncovers massive Russian disinformation campaign

France uncovers massive Russian disinformation campaign

Dubbed 'Portal Kombat'

Vikki Davies
clock 14 February 2024 • 2 min read
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes two actively exploited vulnerabilities

Microsoft's Patch Tuesday fixes two actively exploited vulnerabilities

73 bugs fixed in February update

John Leonard
clock 14 February 2024 • 2 min read