NHS cyber team sounds the alarm over Log4Shell attacks on VMware software

John Leonard
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NHS cyber team sounds the alarm over Log4Shell attacks on VMware software
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NHS cyber team sounds the alarm over Log4Shell attacks on VMware software

Threat actors can use a two-stage attack to establish a presence on affected networks

The NHS cyber alert service has warned that an unknown threat group has been observed attacking VMware Horizon servers using the Log4Shell vulnerability. VMware Horizon is a widely used virtual ...

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