compromised host


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compromised host

a patient with acquired or congenital immunologic deficiency at increased risk for infectious disease complications.

compromised host

A generic term for a host whose immune and other defence systems are less than optimally effective in warding off infection.

Examples
Patients with HIV, cancer, diabetes, or the elderly.

compromised host

A person who lacks resistance to infection due to to a deficiency in any of the host defenses.
See: AIDS; host defense mechanisms; immunocompromised
See also: host
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If the message does not contradict the majority, the leader cannot be detected to be compromised, unless it sends a different message to at least one compromised host, which in turn forwards the message to another host that is not compromised.
* Identifying and isolating compromised hosts: The system should be capable of detecting and isolating compromised nodes.
The hosts in a trust domain work in collaboration to prevent compromised hosts from joining the trust domain.
Network access control (that is, scan and block) technologies that can quarantine compromised hosts
tarda extraintestinal infections is compromised hosts, such as those with malignancy and diabetes mellitus.
These include items such as exploit kits (software tools that can help create, distribute, and manage attacks on systems), botnets (a group of compromised computers remotely controlled by a central authority that can be used to send spam or flood websites), as-a-service models (hacking for hire) and the fruits of cybercrime, including stolen credit card numbers and compromised hosts.
Fast flux is a DNS technique used by botnets to hide phishing and malware delivery sites behind an ever-changing network of compromised hosts acting as proxies.
From the Greek akineto (immobile), a genus of gram-negative paired coccobacilli that are widely distributed in nature and can cause severe primary infections in compromised hosts. Acinetobacter was most likely first described as Diplococcus mucosus in 1908.
Such a proactive approach could help make the Internet safer, instead of just settling for limiting the damage caused by compromised hosts.
Most of the respondents claimed compromised hosts - bots or zombies - are everywhere and all reported attacks involving thousands of compromised hosts.
Prevention and treatment of travel-related infections in compromised hosts. Curr Opin Infect Dis.