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Network Security Specialist – Types of Attacks Quiz Answers

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Question: To be protected against Ping of death attacks ensure that all operating systems are patched.

  • True
  • False

Question: Smurf attack is a popular DoS attack

  • True
  • False

Question: Which of the following is the best definition for IP spoofing?

  • Sending a packet that appears to come from a trusted IP address
  • Rerouting packets to a different IP address
  • Setting up a fake website that appears to be a different site
  • Sending packets that are misconfigured

Question: What is the danger inherent in IP spoofing attacks?

  • They are very damaging to target systems
  • Many of these attacks open the door for other attacks
  • They can be difficult to stop
  • Many firewalls do not examine packets that seem to come from within the network

Question: The point of hijacking a connection is to exploit trust and gain access to a system.

  • True
  • False

Question: The most common session-hijacking is man in the middle attack

  • True
  • False

Question: Which of the following best describes session hacking?

  • Taking over a target machine via a Trojan horse
  • Taking control of a target machine remotely
  • Taking control of the communication link between two machines
  • Taking control of the login session

Question: What is a Trojan horse?

  • Software that self-replicates
  • Software that appears to be benign but really has some malicious purpose
  • Software that deletes system files then infects other machines
  • Software that causes harm to your system

Question: Which of the following is the best definition of a virus?

  • Software that causes damage to system files
  • Software that self-replicates
  • Software that causes damage to any files
  • Software that attaches to e-mail

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