Zero-day attacks last much longer than most would believe
written by Danielle Walker
A new report shows that zero-day attacks are more prevalent than previously thought and persist longer than expected before being detected – in some cases for more than 300 days.
Security firm Symantec published the findings, which showed that the typical zero-day attack, an exploit for a vulnerability for which there is no patch available, lasted about 10 months on average before being discovered. (Read more)