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Zero day, Web browser vulnerabilities spike in 2014

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Zero day, Web browser vulnerabilities spike in 2014

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The number of zero-day and Web browser vulnerabilities shot up in 2014, but overall software vendors are patching faster.

The data comes from Secunia, a Danish security vendor that releases an annual study of trends in software vulnerabilities, which are used by hackers to compromise computers.

Zero-day vulnerabilities—which are software flaws actively being used by attackers when publicly disclosed—rose from 14 in 2013 to 25 last year.

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