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Likelihood A commonly used element in quantifying the importance of a risk; the probability that a specific threat will exploit (qv) a particular vulnerability (qv); this inexact measure is generally based on an analysis of previous similar risks; it is often combined with Impact (qv)
Locky A common type of ransom-ware (qv)
Logic bomb A program designed to be inserted into a computer so that, at a particular time or if a particular condition is satisfied (e.g. a person’s network access is cancelled because they have been sacked), a set of harmful instructions (such as erasing files) will be carried out

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