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What is a buffer overflow attack?

• It is an attack when the perpetrator is inserting malicious query in input such that it is passed to and executed by an application program.

• It is an attack when the perpetrator is inputting so much data that the input buffer overflows. The overflow contains code that takes control of the company's computer.

• It is an attack when the perpetrator uses software to guess company's addresses, send employees blank e-mails, and add unreturned messages to spammer e-mail list.

• It is an attacked when the perpetrator sends hundreds of messages from randomly generated false addresses, overloading an Internet service provider's e-mail server.
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It is an attack when the perpetrator is inputting so much data that the input buffer overflows. The overflow contains code that takes control of the company's computer.
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