Trojan horse

What is Trojan horse?

Trojan horse meaning in Internet terms is Definition: A computer program that appears to have a useful function, but also has a hidden and potentially malicious function that evades security mechanisms, sometimes by exploiting legitimate authorizations of a system entity that invokes the program.
From: CNSSI 4009

 

reference: Glossary | National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies

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