‘ZERO-DAY’

Finweek English Edition - - INSIGHT: INTERNATIONAL -

In techie terms, a zero-day ex­ploit is one that takes ad­van­tage of a se­cu­rity vul­ner­a­bil­ity/flaw on the same day that the vul­ner­a­bil­ity is dis­cov­ered. Es­sen­tially, there are zero days be­tween the time the vul­ner­a­bil­ity is un­cov­ered and the first at­tack – mak­ing it po­ten­tially lethal.

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