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Fortinet Social Engineering Quiz Answers

Module 3: Social Engineering Quiz Answers

Which attack vector does an influence campaign rely upon?

  • Zero-trust software exploit
  • Social media
  • Messaging service
  • Email

Which description best explains pharming?

  • Recruiting employees through various means to carry out an insider attack
  • Exploiting an unknown vulnerability in computer software
  • Cultivating trust between a bad actor and the target through chance encounters
  • Computer traffic redirected from a legitimate website to a malicious one

What type of insider threat is an individual who believes they are exempt from their organization’s security policies and bypasses them?

  • Lone wolf
  • Collaborator
  • Pawn
  • Goof

Which threat indicator could be an indication of an active insider threat?

  • An employee shows contempt for an organization’s policies
  • An open pot of honey is suspiciously left on a kitchen countertop
  • A USB drive is found abandoned in an organization’s parking lot
  • Two employees disagree on the interpretation of a security policy

Which two insider types are considered malicious insider threats? (Choose two.)

  • Rats
  • Pawns
  • Lone wolves
  • Moles

Which definition best describes insider threat?

  • An unknown vulnerability on a computer network
  • A person posing a threat to an organization from within
  • IT security fails to protect its network
  • Employees who are angry at their employer

Which two reasons explain why influence campaigns are often effective?

  • Social media offers an inexpensive means to influence a large number of people
  • The bad actor can remain anonymous using fake accounts
  • Blackmail and bribery are effective in influencing people’s behavior
  • People are known to respond favorably to a well-reasoned argument

Which three attack methods are examples of social engineering? (Choose three.)

  • Whaling
  • Copycat
  • Honeypot
  • Zero day
  • Tailgating

What objective is accomplished by the last two stages of an influence campaign?

  • Clarification of the narrative
  • Access to the target’s network
  • Theft of information or money
  • Amplification of the message

What type of attack method is used by a blue hat to study the tactics of bad actors?

  • Sandboxing
  • Deception
  • Honeypot
  • Waterholing

Which attack method relies on a telephone or voice-over-IP to target individuals or small groups, such as members of a finance department?

  • Vishing
  • Honeypot
  • Smishing
  • Whaling

Which technique most accurately describes social engineering?

  • Exploiting computer weaknesses
  • Psychological manipulation
  • Quid pro quo
  • Zero-day attack

What social engineering attack uses an online site frequented by the target or targets to attack them?

  • Waterholing
  • Quid pro quo
  • Phishing
  • Pretexting

FCF – Introduction to the Threat Landscape 2.0 Self-Paced – Module 3: Social Engineering Quiz Answers

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