The Underground Exploit Market and the Importance of Virtual Patching

Over the past two calendar years, we conducted research on the underground exploit market to learn more about the life cycle of exploits, the kinds of buyers and sellers who transact, and the business models that are in effect in the underground. We detail our findings in our research paper “The Rise and Imminent Fall of the N-Day Exploit Market in the Cybercriminal Underground.”

In this blog entry, we discuss several of our findings and recommend a security solution that can help organizations defend their systems against exploits by affording them time to properly implement patches.

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Source: Trend Micro