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# Exploits are, as a rule, reported to the CVE
 
# Exploits are, as a rule, reported to the CVE
 
# As a general rule [[Attacks]] are directed at known exploits, but can include simple exploration of the [[Ecosystem]] looking for an unknown [[Vulnerability]].
 
# As a general rule [[Attacks]] are directed at known exploits, but can include simple exploration of the [[Ecosystem]] looking for an unknown [[Vulnerability]].
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==Types==
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===Social Engineering===
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* [https://blog.knowbe4.com/uber-security-breach-looks-bad-caused-by-social-engineering Uber security breach 'looks bad', caused by social engineering] reported on 2022-09-15
  
 
==Solutions==
 
==Solutions==

Latest revision as of 10:27, 16 September 2022

Full Title

An Exploit is a malicious implementation of code that takes advantage of a Vulnerability in the design or implementation of a solution.

Context

  1. Exploits are part of the standard Threat Model
  2. Exploits are, as a rule, reported to the CVE
  3. As a general rule Attacks are directed at known exploits, but can include simple exploration of the Ecosystem looking for an unknown Vulnerability.

Types

Social Engineering

Solutions

  • See the wiki page on Indicators of Compromise for definitions of discovery when an Exploit has succeeded against a target.

References