Targeting of Australian media outlet
Date of report
  • February 2022
  • Believed to be the work of China's government
Chinese hackers exploited the Log4Shell vulnerability in order to enter the systems of an Australian media outlet and access passwords and data. 
Suspected victims
  • Australian media outlet
Suspected state sponsor
  • China
Type of incident
  • Espionage
Target category
  • Civil society
Victim government reaction
  • Unknown