verb (used with object)
noun Digital Technology.
- a flaw in hardware or software that is vulnerable to hacking or other cyberattacks.
- a piece of software that takes advantage of such a flaw to compromise a computer system or network.
Origin of exploit2
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He is regarded not as the "exploiter," the man grown fat on the labour of others.Appearances|Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson
But in the larger centers there are churches whose doctrine and methods are those of the exploiter.The Evolution of the Country Community|Warren H. Wilson
This talk of "legitimate expansion" is indeed now only an exploiter's cant.What is Coming?|H. G. Wells
You have got some strange idea abroad, which you are now determined to carry out—to exploiter, my dear!The Adventures of a Widow|Edgar Fawcett
Will you, to control the exploiter, be obliged to control all men, even in detail?Philosophy and The Social Problem|Will Durant