Internal Threat - Computer Definition
A threat originating inside a company, government agency, or institution, and typically an exploit by a disgruntled employee denied promotion or informed of employment termination. Such exploits also can be launched by an attacker who has sought temporary employment with a target and uses social engineering skills to get on the inside.Webster's New World Hacker Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Bernadette Schell and Clemens Martin.
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