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Mobile device security has not kept up with mobile device malware and if hackers can infect a mobile device, it’s an easy way to hack into the network.
The backdoor may take the form of an installed program (e.g., Back Orifice), or malware could modify existing software on the PC creating a backdoor that way. Banker Trojan Banker Trojans, designed to steal financial information entered into browser-based online forms are the cybercriminals’ answer to the crackdown on keylogging.
In Windows, an access control list (ACL) is a list of access control entries (ACE).
Each ACE in an ACL identifies a trustee and specifies the access rights allowed, denied, or audited for that trustee. AD is a directory service (a database really) that a network administrator uses to control network security. AD authenticates and authorizes all users, computers and software in a Windows network—assigning and enforcing security policies for all computers and installing or updating software. If you want to have your own software communicate with Active Directory, you use the so called "Lightweight Directory Access Protocol" (See LDAP futher below ).
: An adversary that possesses sophisticated levels of expertise and significant resources which allow it to create opportunities to achieve its objectives by using multiple attack vectors (e.g., cyber, physical, etc.).
These objectives typically include establishing and extending footholds within the information technology infrastructure of the targeted organizations for purposes of exfiltrating information, undermining or impeding critical aspects of a mission, program, or organization; or positioning itself to carry out these objectives in the future.