An article published yesterday shows that the time between the release of vulnerability and the time an exploit code is released is getting shorter and shorter.
Read here for the whole article.
It also says that there is an increase in “zero-day exploits”. This means that more and more systems can be exploited by hackers at a faster rate.
With the growing concern on vulnerabilities and exploits, users need to be more vigilant on practicing some rules so they can be on the safe side. Don’t open executable email attachments, especially if the email is from someone you don’t know, and ALWAYS update your systems with the latest patch.
It also doesn’t hurt to know the latest news on vulnerabilities so that you know what you’re facing.