The first obvious signs of the flaw’s exploitation appeared in Minecraft, an online game hugely popular with kids and owned by Microsoft. Photo: AP
The first obvious signs of the flaw’s exploitation appeared in Minecraft, an online game hugely popular with kids and owned by Microsoft. Photo: AP

World scrambles to fix Log4Shell bug, ‘biggest, most critical’ software flaw exploited by Minecraft users

  • Cybersecurity specialists said ‘Log4Shell’ had been ‘fully weaponised’ and was possibly ‘the single biggest, most critical vulnerability’ in modern computing
  • The first obvious signs of the flaw’s exploitation appeared in online game Minecraft, but untold millions of servers across industry and government are at risk

Topic |   Cybersecurity
The first obvious signs of the flaw’s exploitation appeared in Minecraft, an online game hugely popular with kids and owned by Microsoft. Photo: AP
The first obvious signs of the flaw’s exploitation appeared in Minecraft, an online game hugely popular with kids and owned by Microsoft. Photo: AP
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