More Attackers Have Begun Using Zero-Day Exploits

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Jai Vijayan

Sophisticated advanced persistent threat groups are no longer the only ones leveraging zero-day exploits.

An analysis by FireEye of exploit activity last year showed that more cyberattackers exploited more zero-day vulnerabilities in 2019 than in any of the previous three years.

While known threat groups accounted for a substantial portion of the activity, FireEye found that a wide range of other groups leveraged zero-day exploits as well. In particular, researchers from FireEye observed a significant increase ...

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