Belgian Defense Ministry confirms cyberattack through Log4j exploitation

The Belgian Ministry of Defense has confirmed a cyberattack on its networks that involved the Log4j vulnerability.

In a statement, the Defense Ministry said it discovered an attack on its computer network with internet access on Thursday. They did not say if it was a ransomware attack but explained that “quarantine measures” were quickly put in place to “contain the infected elements.”

“Priority was given to the operability of the network. Monitoring will continue. Throughout the weekend, our teams were mobilized to contain the problem, continue our operations and alert our partners,” the Defense Ministry said.

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Source: ZDNet