March 28, 2024 at 04:20AM

■■■□□ There were 97 zero-day vulnerabilities seen in the wild in the past year, Google’s Threat Analysis Group and Mandiant have confirmed. When it comes to government-backed exploitation of zero-day vulnerabilities, there is one clear winner, according to Google: The People’s Republic of China was responsible for exploiting 12 of them in 2023, up from seven in 2022.