We call a zero-day exploit
or a set of zero-day exploits
a cyber resource to the attacker .
After their investigation, Citizen Lab were able to determine that the links would have lead to a chain of zero-day exploits
which would have remotely jailbroken Mansoor's iPhone 6 and installed spyware.
(340) See, e.g., Brian Krebs, Experts Warn of Zero-Day Exploit
for Adobe Reader, KREBS ON SECURITY (Nov.
Zero-Day and Other Exploits: A zero-day exploit
is a vulnerability in a software product that allows an attacker to execute unintended code or gain control of a target computer.
Attackers who are aware of the vulnerability can quickly develop a zero-day exploit
, a piece of code that exploits an unknown vulnerability to silently download malware onto the user's PC, and embed the exploit in a webpage or email attachment.
Oraclereleased Java 7 Update 11last Sunday as an emergency security update in order to blocka zero-day exploit
used by cybercriminalsto infect computers with malware.
Key words: cybercrime, advanced persistent threat, network attacks, IT security, zero-day exploit
Any nation state with sufficient expertise and resources could develop the means of cyber attack.' What really worries IT professionals and the military are attacks that use 'zero-day exploits
' 'A zero-day exploit
is an attack on a particular vulnerability which is unknown to the target's developer or user community,' says Fafinski.
Microsoft issued a security advisory that provides customers with guidance and workarounds for dealing with a zero-day exploit
aimed at Internet Explorer and said a patch is forthcoming.
The company launched an investigation after discovering that an intruder could use a 'Zero-Day Exploit
' through software used on the site's servers to access the Second Life databases.
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Asigra was acknowledged for its zero-day exploit
protection of backup data with bi-directional ransomware detection and compliance with General Data Protection Requirement (GDPR) Articles 6, 17, 25, and 32.