What is an exploit?

Cybercriminals constantly use vulnerabilities to infiltrate networks, and their favorite tools for this are known as exploits. But what is an exploit?

We often hear in the news that well-known companies have become victim to cybercriminals who, somehow, manage to break their systems and steal their data. One way they’re able to do this is through a vulnerability or security flaw. Cybercriminals constantly use these small errors to infiltrate complex networks, and their favorite tools for this are known as exploits.

But what is an exploit?

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