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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

Science, Technology

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.