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Threat Threat
Potential cause of an unwanted incident, which may result in harm to a system or organization.
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In computer security a threat is a possible danger that might exploit a vulnerability to breach security and thus cause possible harm. A threat can be either "intentional" (i.e., intelligent; e.g., an individual cracker or a criminal organization) or "accidental" (e.g., the possibility of a computer malfunctioning, or the possibility of a natural disaster such as an earthquake, a fire, or a tornado) or otherwise a circumstance, capability, action, or event.
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