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An active threat ia

the threat of a deliberate unauthorized change to the state of the computer system. Examples of security-relevant active threats may be: modification of messages, replay of messages, insertion of spurious messages, masquerading as an authorized entity and denial of service."[1]
[t]he threat of a deliberate unauthorized alteration of information contained in the system, or change to the state of the system.[2]

References Edit

  1. ATIS Telecom Glossary 2007.
  2. ITU, "Compendium of Approved ITU-T Security Definitions," at 3 (Feb. 2003 ed.) (full-text).

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