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CAPEC-185: Malicious Software Download

Malicious Software Download
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Attack Pattern ID: 185
Abstraction: Standard
Status: Draft
Completeness: Complete
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+ Summary

An attacker uses deceptive methods to cause a user or an automated process to download and install dangerous code that originates from an attacker controlled source. There are several variations to this strategy of attack.

+ Typical Severity

Very High

+ Content History
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2014-06-23Internal_CAPEC_Team

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