ZERO-DAY DILEMMA

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Computer

  • Zero-Day Dilemma: undisclosed vulnerability that can be exploited with no time to react “zero-day” window of time to fix before catastrophe
  • In computers Zero day¬†worms surprise attack while unknown hiding in plain site slowly eating it’s host.
  • Targeted zero day attacks lead to limited physical security by removing shields, walls and leaving it’s victims unable to recover
  • “zero-day” won’t be public or reported before activation, which gives zero days to create patches or fix problems

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