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Zero-Day Exploitation: Vulnerabilities and Protection

Threat Intelligence and Zero-Day Exploits

Threat Intelligence

Threat intelligence is a crucial aspect of protecting against zero-day exploits. It involves gathering and analyzing information about potential threats, including zero-day exploits, to stay ahead of attackers.

Sources of Threat Intelligence

Threat intelligence can be collected from a variety of sources, including:

  • Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • Social Media
  • Dark Web Monitoring

OSINT refers to any publicly available information, such as news articles or social media posts, that can be used to identify potential threats. Social media monitoring involves analyzing information from social media platforms to identify potential threats or attackers. Dark web monitoring, on the other hand, involves monitoring underground forums and marketplaces where attackers may buy and sell zero-day exploits.

Analyzing Threat Intelligence

Once threat intelligence is gathered, it needs to be analyzed to identify patterns and potential threats. This involves using tools such as data analytics and machine learning to identify indicators of compromise (IOCs) that may indicate a zero-day exploit or other threat. This analysis helps security teams prioritize their response to potential threats based on the level of risk they pose.

Ongoing Process

Threat intelligence is an ongoing process that requires constant monitoring and analysis. It is essential to stay up to date with the latest threat intelligence to protect against zero-day exploits and other advanced threats.

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