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 In addition to the sophisticated worm, the Stuxnet bug included four “zero days,” just for good measure. ​ A zero day is a computer vulnerability that is unknown to the people who should have eliminated it, and which they will find out about with a shock on the day when it is exploited – the “zero day.” There is a lively trade in the buying and selling of zero days on the “dark web,” a portion of the Internet that is invisible because inaccessible to ordinary browsers. Many illegal activities, such as the sale of drugs and weapons, involve communications on the dark web. In addition to the sophisticated worm, the Stuxnet bug included four “zero days,” just for good measure. ​ A zero day is a computer vulnerability that is unknown to the people who should have eliminated it, and which they will find out about with a shock on the day when it is exploited – the “zero day.” There is a lively trade in the buying and selling of zero days on the “dark web,” a portion of the Internet that is invisible because inaccessible to ordinary browsers. Many illegal activities, such as the sale of drugs and weapons, involve communications on the dark web.
  
-The only way of reducing these threats is by legislating new rules to incentivize the producers of software to be scrupulous in designing and testing their software before releasing it. This will require government action. Computer ​professional ​generally agree as to how the law needs to be changed, but few politicians know enough to propose better legislation. Thus it is the responsibility of well-informed citizens to tell their parliamentarians what is needed. You are invited to take that task upon yourself. ​+The only way of reducing these threats is by legislating new rules to incentivize the producers of software to be scrupulous in designing and testing their software before releasing it. This will require government action. Computer ​professionals ​generally agree as to how the law needs to be changed, but few politicians know enough to propose better legislation. Thus it is the responsibility of well-informed citizens to tell their parliamentarians what is needed. You are invited to take that task upon yourself. ​
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