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Security flaws in Log4j, Microsoft Exchange, and Atlassian's workspace collaboration software were among the bugs most frequently exploited by "malicious cyber actors" in 2021 , according to a joint advisory by the Five Eyes nations' cybersecurity and law enforcement agencies. It's worth noting that 11 of the 15 flaws on the …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Pot Calls Kettle A Nasty Name......Again!!!

    Heading: "Five Eyes nations reveal 2021's fifteen most-exploited flaws"

    .....of course the NSA and GCHQ know all about "2021's fifteen most-exploited flaws"...............

    .....they use them ALL THE TIME!!!!!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Pot Calls Kettle A Nasty Name......Again!!!

      The ones they use but don't disclose would be a greater source of concern.

      1. Clausewitz4.0 Bronze badge
        Devil

        Re: Pot Calls Kettle A Nasty Name......Again!!!

        But of course you know the reports are about the ones being used by other agencies ;-)

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Funny That....No Mention Of SolarWinds......

    Embarrassment perhaps?......along the lines of "Oh dear....we were found out".

    1. Abominator

      Re: Funny That....No Mention Of SolarWinds......

      That was last year though?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ......And Then There's The Old "Poacher Turned Gamekeeper" Story.....

    Link: https://www.theregister.com/2020/10/28/nsa_backdoor_wyden/

    .....but not exactly the way the Five Eyes saints would like "security" to work out..........

    Ah well......I suppose this current spin about flaws and (other) "malicious cyber actors" is just the usual misdirection......"We are the good guys.......it's those OTHERS that the public needs to worry about".

    Sigh!

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: ......And Then There's The Old "Poacher Turned Gamekeeper" Story.....

      Link: https://theintercept.com/2022/04/22/anomaly-six-phone-tracking-zignal-surveillance-cia-nsa/

      @AC

      .....and here's a much more recent report about poachers and gamekeepers........

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "Five Eyes nations reveal 2021's fifteen most-exploited flaws"

    And you won't believe No.7...

    1. Version 1.0 Silver badge
      Thumb Up

      Re: "Five Eyes nations reveal 2021's fifteen most-exploited flaws"

      All the flaws are just Five-Eyes back doors if we're lucky ... if we're not lucky then the flaws are malware front doors.

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Facepalm

    Learning from past mistakes?

    30% of log4j still unpatched. Exchange Server flaws that were patched a year ago still unpatched.

    Clearly there are still far too many companies that haven't learned anything.

    I suspect beancounters who take the attitude that they'll worry about it after their company is affected.

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