Zero-day is an umbrella term that includes vulnerabilities, exploits and attacks. Here is the explanation of the terms:

Zero-day Attacks Detection

Zero-day Attacks Prevention

Zero-day Examples

  1. The 2010 Stuxnet attack: A Stuxnet worm targeted an unknown Windows zero-day vulnerability, damaging the Iranian nuclear program. It was later modified to target other facilities, such as gas pipes and power plants.
  2. The 2014 Sony attack: Hackers used a zero-day vulnerability to penetrate Sony’s network and steal sensitive data, including emails, business files, and copies of upcoming releases.