Flashcard 18 - SY0-601 Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities Flashcard Set for the CompTIA Security+

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The correct answer is:

zero-day


Explanation:

A zero-day threat is a threat that has not yet been identified or has been identified but not yet remediated through patches or updates. Cyber professionals look to mitigate these as soon as possible to proactively protect their systems. These unknown vulnerabilities can potentially exploit multiple hosts.

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