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exploit

(security)
A security hole or an instance of taking advantage of a security hole.

"[...] hackers say exploit. sysadmins say hole" -- Mike Emke.

Emke reports that the stress is on the second syllable. If this is true, this may be a case of hackerly zero-deriving verbs (especially instantials) from nouns, akin to "write" as a noun to describe an instance of a disk drive writing to a disk.
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exploit

In computer security, an unethical or illegal attack that takes advantage of some vulnerability. See zero-day exploit and PoC exploit.
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