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Breaking in is all about research. You need to spend time surveying a network and it's various points of entry or access. Part of that will be reviewing the hardware firmware and software running. The first point of attack I might pick would be wifi. I would find out the model of access point they use and then download the firmware. Once I have the ...


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From what I've seen personally, heard from speakers at conferences, and read news articles about, most companies are extremely porous when it comes to security. So it should come as no surprise that attackers generally don't have to use 0-day vulnerabilities. If you want hard data, Trustwave has published some statistics they gathered from investigations ...


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I drove a project that looked at this while I was at Microsoft. The answer is that the vast majority of breakins do not use 0 day. We used malware as a proxy for breakins, because data was more accessible and puts the use of 0days in perspective. The data here doesn't break out sophisticated attackers, but the arguments you put forth as to why no one ...



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