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ESCUTA CLANDESTINA [1 record]

Record 1 2014-05-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Telecommunications Transmission
  • IT Security
DEF

Unauthorized interception of information-bearing emanations.

CONT

Eavesdropping allows a cracker to make a complete transcript of network activity. As a result, a cracker can obtain sensitive information, such as passwords, data, and procedures for performing functions. It is possible for a cracker to eavesdrop using wiretapping, eavesdropping by radio and eavesdropping via auxiliary ports on terminals ... It is also possible to eavesdrop using software that monitors packets sent over the network. In most cases, it is difficult to detect that a cracker is eavesdropping.

CONT

What are the basic security risks of Internet communications? Sending data across a network involves three basic security risks: Eavesdropping: intermediaries listen in on private conversation (one computer talking to another). Manipulation ... Impersonation ...

OBS

eavesdropping: term and definition standardized by ISO/IEC [International Electrotechnical Commission].

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transmission (Télécommunications)
  • Sécurité des TI
DEF

Interception non autorisée d'émissions porteuses d'informations.

OBS

écoute clandestine; interception illicite : termes et définition normalisés par l'ISO/CEI [Commission électrotechnique internationale].

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Transmisión (Telecomunicaciones)
  • Seguridad de IT
DEF

Vigilancia intencional de datos mediante la voz, el fax, el correo-e, los teléfonos móviles, los mensajes electrónicos, etc., frecuentemente con fines perversos, que permite al que escucha [a escondidas] interceptar y registrar el intercambio de mensajes entre un cliente y un servidor.

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