exfiltrate


ex·fil·trate

verb \eks-ˈfil-ˌtrāt, ˈeks-(ˌ)fil-\
ex·fil·trat·edex·fil·trat·ing

Definition of EXFILTRATE

transitive verb
1
:  to remove (as soldiers) furtively from a hostile area
2
:  to steal (sensitive data) from a computer (as with a flash drive)
intransitive verb
:  to escape from a hostile area
ex·fil·tra·tion\ˌeks-(ˌ)fil-ˈtrā-shən\ noun

Origin of EXFILTRATE

1ex- + infiltrate
First Known Use: 1947

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