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CAPEC-629: Unauthorized Use of Device Resources

Attack Pattern ID: 629
Abstraction: Standard
Status: Draft
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+ Description
An adversary that has previously obtained unauthorized access to certain device resources, uses that access to obtain information such as location and network information.
+ Relationships

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ChildOfMeta Attack PatternMeta Attack Pattern - A meta level attack pattern in CAPEC is a decidedly abstract characterization of a specific methodology or technique used in an attack. A meta attack pattern is often void of a specific technology or implementation and is meant to provide an understanding of a high level approach. A meta level attack pattern is a generalization of related group of standard level attack patterns. Meta level attack patterns are particularly useful for architecture and design level threat modeling exercises.114Authentication Abuse

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+ Skills Required
[Level: High]
Knowledge of the affected system, including what devices are connected to it, as well as knowledge of how to extract information from these devices.
+ Content History
Submission DateSubmitterOrganization
2015-11-09CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
Modification DateModifierOrganization
2018-07-31CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
Updated Attack_Motivation-Consequences, Attacker_Skills_or_Knowledge_Required, Description Summary
2019-09-30CAPEC Content TeamThe MITRE Corporation
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