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Definition Edit

An overt digital attack is

one in which a hacker group gains unauthorized access to a computer network and modifies any of its publicly visible components. Overt attacks may include either data attacks, where the confidentiality, authenticity, or integrity of data is violated, or control attacks, where network control or administrative systems are compromised. Overt attacks are those that become public knowledge, as opposed to covert attacks, which are known only to the attacker and the victim.[1]

References Edit

  1. The Economic Impact of Cyber-Attacks, at 10 n.18.

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