Vulnerability Alert: To Date, Log4j May Be the Most Prevalent Vulnerability in History

By David Gewirtz

As of the time of this writing, a cybersecurity flaw known as Log4j is among the worst security flaws in history, enabling hundreds of millions of devices to be vulnerable to hackers.

There is a delay between writing this column and you reading it, so I do have the somewhat limited hope that by the time you read this piece, some of the most exposed systems will be patched. But because of the prevalence of this flaw, the difficulty in patching it, and the natural inertia i...