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passive threat
1.  Of a data or information processing system, a threat of disclosure of information without changing the state of the system. Note: An example of a passive threat is one that could result in the recovery of sensitive information through the unauthorized interception of a data transmission. [After 2382-pt.8]   2.  The threat of unauthorized disclosure of information without changing the state of the system [7498-2].

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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