Passive attack

A passive attack is a type of network attack in which an attacker does not directly interact with the target system or network. Instead, the attacker observes and monitors the target system or network in order to gather information that can be used to launch a more sophisticated attack at a later time. Passive attacks … Read more

Capacitor (capacitance)

A capacitor is a device that stores electrical energy in an electric field. It is composed of two conductors (plates) separated by an insulating material (dielectric). The conductors are usually made of metal, and the dielectric can be a variety of materials, including air, paper, ceramic, glass, and plastic. The amount of electrical energy that … Read more