The Apache Software Foundation has released a security advisory for Java logging library Apache Log4j. This vulnerability may be exploited over a network without the need for a username and password. This is logged in the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) as CVE-2021-44228. Multiple server and cloud software vendors will be releasing security updates.
A valid Microsoft Windows product key is required to reinstall Windows if the hard drive has to be replaced.
This key can be found for some PCs with OEM Windows licenses by opening a Command Prompt (right-click and select “Run as Administrator”).
At the command prompt, type:
wmic path SoftwareLicensingService get OA3xOriginalProductKey
Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6 in November 2021. New features include multi-repo support, a new Razor editor for local ASP.NET Core development and Hot Reload of code. More information can be found at: