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Cybersecurity terms - exploit

In computing terms an exploit is when.a criminal takes advantage of a vulnerability or flaw in software applications to install malicious code or gain access to the system. The compromise is called a zero-day attack when the criminal exploits a vulnerability before the software developer has developed a patch for it.


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