Lazarus hackers use Log4j to hack US energy companies

Power suppliers from around the world, including the United States, Canada and Japan, have reportedly been targeted by the state-sponsored North Korean hacker group Lazarus, also known as APT38.

According to Cisco’s Talos Intelligence group (opens in new tab)the campaign aims to infiltrate organizations around the world for the purpose of gaining long-term access and then exfiltration of data of interest to the nation-state.