August 6, 2015

Zero-day disclosure-to-weaponization period cut in half

There’s no doubt about it: the batch of stolen information leaked in the wake of the Hacking Team breach was a boon for exploit kit developers.

“This particular zero day continues to illustrate the trend of shorter and shorter times between publicly available information of the existence of a zero day and integration into exploit kits,” Malwarebytes’ researchers noted in a report released at Black Hat USA 2015.

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