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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
   
"An [[intruder]] with 'root level access' has the highest [[privileges]] given to a [[user]] working with an [[operating system]] or other [[program]] and has as much authority on the [[network]] as a [[system administrator]], including the [[authority]] to access files, alter permissions and privileges, and add or remove accounts."
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"An [[intruder]] with 'root level access' has the highest [[privileges]] given to a [[user]] working with an [[operating system]] or other [[program]] and has as much authority on the [[network]] as a [[system administrator]], including the [[authority]] to [[access]] [[file]]s, alter [[permission]]s and [[privileges]], and add or remove [[account]]s."
   
 
== Source ==
 
== Source ==

Latest revision as of 20:13, 12 May 2015

Definition[]

Administrative access (also referred to as privileged access or root level access) is an

advanced level of access to a computer or application that includes the ability to perform significant configuration changes to the computer's operating system.

Overview[]

"An intruder with 'root level access' has the highest privileges given to a user working with an operating system or other program and has as much authority on the network as a system administrator, including the authority to access files, alter permissions and privileges, and add or remove accounts."

Source[]