HACKER LEXICON: WHAT IS CREDENTIAL DUMPING?

HACKER LEXICON: WHAT IS CREDENTIAL DUMPING?

Posted July 7, 2019

HACKER LEXICON: WHAT IS CREDENTIAL DUMPING?

Source: Wired
By: Andy Greenberg
Published: July 7, 2019
* In many modern hacking operations, the difference comes down to atechnique known as ‘credential dumping.’
* The term refers to any means of extracting, or ‘dumping,’ userauthentication credentials like usernames and passwords from a victimcomputer, so that they can be used to reenter that computer at will andreach other computers on the network.