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When Every Attack Is a Zero Day

Stopping malware the first time is an ideal that has remained tantalizingly out of reach. But automation, artificial intelligence, and deep learning are poised to change that.

The collective efforts of hackers have fundamentally changed the cyber defense game. Today, adversarial automation is being used to create and launch new attacks at such a rate and volume that every strain of malware must now be considered a zero day and every attack considered an advanced persistent threat.

That's not hyperbole. According to research by AV-Test, more than 121.6 million new malware samples were discovered in 2017. That is more than 333,000 new samples each day, more than 230 new samples each minute, nearly four new malware samples every second.

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https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/when-every-attack-is-a-zero-day/a/d-id/1334468