CAPEC Details
Name Targeted Malware
Likelyhood of attack Typical severity
Low Low
Summary An adversary develops targeted malware that takes advantage of a known vulnerability in an organizational information technology environment. The malware crafted for these attacks is based specifically on information gathered about the technology environment. Successfully executing the malware enables an adversary to achieve a wide variety of negative technical impacts.
Related CAPECS
CAPEC ID Description
CAPEC-549 An adversary installs and executes malicious code on the target system in an effort to achieve a negative technical impact. Examples include rootkits, ransomware, spyware, adware, and others.