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A remote access tool (RAT) is

[m]alicious software that allows an attacker to control a system where he is not physically present. These functions in IT systems also exist for legitimate uses, such as support functions.[1]

References Edit

  1. Navigating the Digital Age: The Definitive Cybersecurity Guide for Directors and Officers, at 204.

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