Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Zero Day: The Threat in Cyberspace

From the articles: “The words “zero day” strike fear in military, intelligence and corporate leaders. The term is used by hackers and security specialists to describe a flaw discovered for the first time by a hacker that can be exploited to break into a system.

In recent years, there has been one stunning revelation after the next about how such unknown vulnerabilities were used to break into systems that were assumed to be secure.” Read more

See also
O'Harrow, Robert, Jr. "Understanding Cyberspace is Key to Defending Against Digital Attacks." The Washington Post, June 2, 2012.

O'Harrow, Robert, Jr. "Cyber Search Engine Shodan Exposes Industrial Control Systems to New Risks." The Washington Post, June 3, 2012.

O'Harrow, Robert, Jr. and Greg Linch "Timeline: Key Events in Cyber History." The Washington Post, June 3, 2012.