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 Entity Attacks

  The organization and interaction models show four main entities which can act as subjects as well as objects: managers, mobile agents, agent systems and managed resources. Each of these entities can be attacked.

The attacker tries to become a `valid identity' by faking an identity or entity in the management system. This attack is called masquerade, e.g., if the attacker can act as a manager or if he can launch an MA or AS under the name of a legitimate subject he is able to gain illegal access to the system.

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