What is a ZERO DAY, REALLY?
What is a zero-day, this can often confuse many as the term is used to describe zero-day exploits, zero-day attacks, zero-day malware and vulnerabilities. We’ve prepared this infographic to address any questions.
The term “zero day” has come to describe one thing: A vulnerability or an attack vector that is known only to the attackers, so it can work without interruption from the defenders. You can think about it is a flaw in a piece of software, or even sometimes hardware.
- Typical Lifecycle, of a Zero Day
- Responsible Disclosure
- What is Not A Zero Day
- In-the-Wild, Zero Day Attacks
- Number of Zero Day by Product
- How Can You Protect Against Zero Day Exploits?
The dataset includes zero day exploits that were either detected in the wild or were found in circumstances where in the wild use is a reasonable inference.
Prepare for the next news headline in advance. When a zero day attack is next detected, be sure you have tools in place that can retrohunt across your entire network, and that can help you patch quickly and easily