Weekly Roundup : Oct 14, 2011 : Hide Your Children, It’s a Zero Day!

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This week included the release of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) volume 11, which included some focused research to put “zero-day” exploits in context.  Dark Reading captured the essence of the research with the headline New Microsoft Data Puts Zero-Day Threat Into Perspective, while The Register provided the bottom-line messaging that Crims prefer old exploits: Microsoft.  I’ve got to say that my favorite headline from the SIRv11 coverage came from Tony Bradley’s tongue-in-cheek take on the research in PCWorld: Hide Your Children, It’s a Zero Day!

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Jeff Jones

Principal Cybersecurity Strategist

Jeff Jones a 27-year security industry professional that has spent the last decade at Microsoft working with enterprise CSOs and Microsoft's internal teams to drive practical and measurable security improvements into Microsoft products and services. Additionally, Jeff analyzes vulnerability trends Read more »