Tag: zero-day


Government VPN Servers Targeted in Zero-Day Attack

April 6, 2020

Via: Threat Post

As the Chinese government turns to virtual private networks (VPNs) to provide access to official resources for those working remotely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the DarkHotel APT has seized the opportunity to target those VPNs in a zero-day attack, researchers […]

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Two more Windows zero-days get temporary patches

January 22, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Temporary patches are now available for all the three Windows zero-days that have been disclosed in the past month. A first temporary patch was released last week, and two others followed this week. The patches have been made available by […]


Researcher discloses 10 D-Link zero-day router flaws

September 11, 2017

Via: ZDnet

When a zero-day vulnerability becomes public, of which by its nature no patches or fixes are available at the time, one is enough for vendors to come to terms with in order to rapidly devise a solution. D-Link now has […]


Is government handling zero-days all wrong?

June 2, 2017

Via: FCW

When determining whether or not to disclose discovered vulnerabilities, the implications for the American economy, not national security, should be the leading priority, a former cybersecurity advisor to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama contends. Currently, the Vulnerabilities Equities […]


Why an unhackable mobile phone is a complete marketing myth

October 10, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

The mobile security market is taking flight due to high-profile hackings, but is there such a thing as an unhackable phone? Especially one that costs as much as $14,000? Consider this: The smartphone in your pocket is 10 times more […]


Microsoft and Adobe warn of separate zero-day vulnerabilities under attack

May 11, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

Windows users woke up to something that doesn’t happen every day: the disclosure of two zero-day vulnerabilities, one in the Microsoft operating system and the other in Adobe’s Flash Player. The Windows bug is being actively exploited in the wild, […]