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Glossary definition: Exploit

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An exploit is a piece of software, a command, or a methodology that takes advantage of a vulnerability or bug in a computer system, web application, network, or other technology in order to cause unexpected or malicious behavior. Exploits are commonly used by hackers and malicious actors to gain access to systems, steal data, or cause disruption. Exploits can also be used by researchers and security professionals to test the security of a system or application by attempting to identify and exploit vulnerabilities.