exfiltrate

verb ex·fil·trate \ eks-ˈfil-ˌtrāt , ˈeks-(ˌ)fil- \

Definition of exfiltrate

exfiltrated; exfiltrating
transitive verb
1 : to remove (someone) furtively from a hostile area
  • Kublinski avoided detection. He was exfiltrated from Poland, with his family, only after being compromised by a leak from the U.S. government.
  • —Radek Sikorski
2 : to steal (sensitive data) from a computer (as with a flash drive)
intransitive verb
: to escape from a hostile area

exfiltration

play \ˌeks-(ˌ)fil-ˈtrā-shən\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of exfiltrate

1ex- + infiltrate


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