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What is a Zero-Day Attack?

A zero-day (also known as 0-day) vulnerability is a computer-software vulnerability that is unknown to those who would be interested in mitigating the vulnerability (including the vendor of the target software). Until the vulnerability is alleviated, hackers can exploit it to negatively affect computer programs, data, additional computers or a network. An exploit directed at […]

The Equation Infection

With the NSA leak of documents by Edward Snowden, a wave of information exposure has started on the scope of monitoring the activities of other intelligence agencies around the world. From time to time more information is exposed about the depth of this monitoring activity and on the other hand, how much we are exposed […]

From ZERO-DAY attacks to mobile device threats: The five hottest trends in cyber-security

Between remote connection from home, which blurs the distinction between personal and business information, to the increasing ability of hackers to break complex systems, what are the current five major trends in cyber-security? The cyber-security field is one of the hottest areas today because almost every one of us reveals much information on unusually large […]

New ZeroDay: Zbot variant spreads like fire

If you receive an e-mail supposedly from the ‘Bank of America’, with an alleged expenses report attached, make sure you do not open it. Delete it at once. The subject of the e-mail states that this is a ‘”statement of expenses” report notification, with a matching message inside, tagged with the ‘Bank of America’ logo […]