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Inside The Cyber Weapons Arms Race

Nicole Perlroth In Conversation With Diana Fox Carney

60 mins watch time

Posted April 2021

Politics, Economics & Global Affairs, Science, Technology & the Future

As the internet has left us inextricably connected, digital vulnerabilities that affect one, will affect all. Zero day is a software bug that allows a hacker to break into and travel through the world’s computer networks invisibly until discovered. One of the most coveted tools in a spy’s arsenal, a zero day has the power to tap into any iPhone, dismantle safety controls at a chemical plant and shut down the power in an entire nation – making it a seriously dangerous tool in cyberwarfare.