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watering hole attack

A watering hole attack targets a specific group of users by infecting websites group members like to visit. The name watering hole attack is inspired by predators in the natural world who lurk near watering holes, looking for opportunities to attack desired prey. More

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"Researchers found that once inside the targeted network, the [watering hole] attackers go for the domain controller, which gives them access to credentials for a variety of users. As well as going after the domain controller, the attackers also move to install a keylogger and backdoor on Microsoft Exchange servers." - Warwick Ashford

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    virtual LAN (VLAN)

    A virtual local area network (virtual LAN) lets network nodes that are geographically dispersed communicate as if they physically resided on the same network.

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