May 24, 2017 9:03:00 AM

The Fear of a Zero Day

Recently, the security community has been enthralled—simultaneously terrified and fascinated—with a set of new attack tools that have leaked. Within this set, a number of tools were designed to exploit “zero day” vulnerabilities for the Windows operating system. For this week’s blog, I’ll try to shed some light on what this jargon means, why “zero day” bugs are feared by some, and why you won’t need to panic.

Topics: Attack Surface, WannaCry, Zero Day