A hacker-in-chief from the National Security Agency (NSA) has explained that the consequences of zero-day vulnerabilities, which are undetected exploits that can create software problems, have been overstated by governments and security experts, since focus and persistence are also important when hacking a system.
Declarations from Rob Joyce, the NSA’s chief of Tailored Access Operations (TAO), come after the security agency have been considering the impact of attacks that can be deployed to harm machines and penetrate networks. Even the government has created dedicated teams that are in charge of detecting the complicated exploits.
Original Source: Pulse
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