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This threat represents PowerShell commands associated with post exploitation of the remote code execution vulnerability, CVE-2021-44228 (also referred to as “Log4Shell”), in the Log4j component of Apache. This vulnerability affects Java-based applications that use Log4j 2.
Attackers gain access to the target device and launch arbitrary remote code loaded from LDAP servers, which are logged and launched by the Log4j component. This can allow attackers to launch PowerShell commands on a target device.
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