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An outside attack

is initiated from outside the security perimeter, by an unauthorized or illegitimate user of the system (an "outsider"). In the Internet, potential outside attackers range from amateur pranksters to organized criminals, international terrorists, and hostile governments.[1]

References Edit

  1. IETF Network Working Group, Internet Security Glossary, Version 2 (RFC 4949) (Aug. 2007).

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