target computer


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target computer

The computer into which a program is loaded and run. Contrast with source computer. See cross assembler and cross compiler.
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A user of the target computer unwittingly opened an infected email attachment.
Implementation and control of target applications on the target computer with signal
Upon receipt of instructions, zombie machines will send attack packets to a target computer.
The crime rate at city schools has hit shocking levels as thieves target computer equipment.
The software applies an algorithm to create a unique pattern, which is stored on the target computer or a server.
The remote system is connected to a KVM appliance that takes the analog video output of the target computer, digitizes it, and sends the data across the IP network to the administrator's screen.
The advanced user should be savvy and trustworthy as well as company-approved for access to the target computer.
The worm appears on a target computer as a file attached to an e-mail message.
If a message incorporated a correct answer, it survived the target computer's error check, and the target computer replied to the interrogating computer.
Upon executing the attached file, the worm initiates the infection routine, and penetrates the target computer.
Firstly, a target computer receives data that overflows the system's internal buffer, so a worm code gains the root privileges and starts the command processor that executes the worm's instructions.
You don't need direct access to the target computer - the software can be set up remotely, without their knowledge.