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Privilege escalation overview

Privilege escalation overview: Ethical Hacking: System Hacking
Privilege escalation overview: Ethical Hacking: System Hacking

Gaining access to a system is only the first step in executing application, releasing malware, or installing a rootkit. In this video, Lisa Bock defines privilege escalation, or elevating the rights of a user to gain broader access to a system. Understand the difference between horizontal and vertical privilege escalation.

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