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CAPEC-568: Capture Credentials via Keylogger

Capture Credentials via Keylogger
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Attack Pattern ID: 568
Abstraction: Detailed
Status: Draft
Completeness: Stub
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+ Summary

An adversary deploys a keylogger in an effort to obtain credentials directly from a system's user. After capturing all the keystrokes made by a user, the adversary can analyze the data and determine which string are likely to be passwords or other credential related information.

+ Attack Prerequisites
  • The ability to install the keylogger, either in person or remote.

+ Typical Severity


+ Solutions and Mitigations

Strong physical security can help reduce the ability of an adversary to install a keylogger.

+ Content History
CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation2015-11-09Internal_CAPEC_Team

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