What is a Zero-Day Vulnerability? A software vendor might discover a software security flaw but does not have a patch to fix it. The bug is known as a zero-day vulnerability. Since the developer has just found the flaw, they have zero-days to fix the problem to prevent hackers from exploiting it. Hackers can exploit and turn vulnerabilities into weapons. In case the software vendor fails to release a patch before cybercriminals manage to exploit the security gap, then a zero-day attack can occur. Once the software vendor announces a security patch, a bug is no longer a zero-day. The … Read more