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Submission + - Hackers Capitalizing on New Vulnerabilities Faster (securityweek.com)

wiredmikey writes: A report released today showed that in January, hackers were quicker to respond to and exploit newly discovered vulnerabilities. According to the report, there was a 61 percent exploitation rate of new vulnerabilities discovered in January — in a typical month, exploit activity falls between 30 percent and 40 percent — making this a significant spike.

Half of there new vulnerabilities rated as "critical" were targeted, opening doorways for an attacker to execute any command(s) on a target machine...

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Hackers Capitalizing on New Vulnerabilities Faster

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