This complex vulnerability is in a library used across many different products and could affect many laptop and desktop computers.
As systems are patched, you may be asked to apply software and hardware updates, and a restart may be required. When prompted, please install any updates as soon as possible.
Log4j is a popular open-source logging utility used by millions of Java applications. On 12/9/2021, a zero-day vulnerability was discovered in Log4j that allows hackers to compromise and leverage vulnerable systems for bitcoin mining and ransomware attacks.