Windows, Chrome Zero-Days Chained in Operation WizardOpium Attacks


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Zero-day vulnerabilities in Google Chrome and Microsoft Windows were used to download and install malware onto Windows computers that visited a Korean-language news portal.

A zero-day vulnerability is one that is known, but not patched by the developers in charge of patching the vulnerability. These zero-day vulnerabilities are particularly dangerous as they can be used by state-sponsored attackers to perform malicious activity on vulnerable devices.

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