(RAT) remote access trojan definition

ri-moht ak-ses troh-juh n

Definition of remote access trojan : noun

  1. From the intrusion kill chain model, a program that provides command and control services for an attack campaign.
    Many hackers don’t develop their own RATs. Instead, they use commodity RATs that they purchased off the Dark Web or found in open source materials.
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