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CAPEC-542: Targeted Malware

Targeted Malware
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Attack Pattern ID: 542
Abstraction: Standard
Status: Draft
Completeness: Stub
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An adversary develops targeted malware that takes advantage of a known vulnerability in an organizational information technology environment. The malware crafted for these attacks is based specifically on information gathered about the technology environment. Successfully executing the malware enables an adversary to achieve a wide variety of negative technical impacts.

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CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2014-06-23Internal_CAPEC_Team
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2015-11-09Updated Related_Attack_PatternsInternal

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