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Cybersecurity — P10: Zero-Day Exploits

Dino Cajic on Zero-Day Exploits

A zero-day exploit is a cyberattack on a system by a hacker that occurs on the same day that a weakness is discovered. It’s called a zero-day because the day on which hackers discover a new vulnerability is generally considered “day zero.”

Organizations usually develop and releases a patch to fix the problem, but until that patch is installed, the hackers are free to exploit the weakness in…

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Dino Cajic

Dino Cajic

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Author of An Illustrative Introduction to Algorithms. IT Leader with a B.S. in Computer Science, a minor in Biology, and a passion for learning.