Only one in 20 vulnerabilities are exploited in the wild, claim researchers

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Researchers analysed 76,000 security flaws discovered between 2009 and 2018 to find out how many of them were exploited in the wilds. Image via Pixabay
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Researchers analysed 76,000 security flaws discovered between 2009 and 2018 to find out how many of them were exploited in the wilds. Image via Pixabay

Of 76,000 security flaws unearthed between 2009 and 2018, only 4,183 were exploited in the wilds by attackers

Only 5.5 per cent of all vulnerabilities present in computing systems are ever exploited in the wild. That's according a new study by a joint team of researchers from Cyentia, RAND Corporation, and...

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