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Quiz 10

Question 1 of 7

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What is the purpose of a personal firewall on a computer?

Select one of the following:

  • to protect the hardware against fire hazard

  • to filter the traffic that is moving in and out of the PC

  • to increase the speed of the Internet connection

Question 2 of 7

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In what type of attack does an attacker send a large number of requests to a server from several computers that are located at different geographical locations?

Select one of the following:

  • ping of death

  • DDoS

  • e-mail bomb

Question 3 of 7

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Which action could be used to determine if a host is compromised and flooding traffic onto the network?

Select one of the following:

  • Examine the Device Manager on the host for device conflicts.

  • Disconnect the host from the network.

  • Check the host hard drive for errors and file system issues.

Question 4 of 7

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What must be done to ensure that the antivirus software on a computer is able to detect and eradicate the most recent viruses?

Select one of the following:

  • Download the latest signature files on a regular basis.

  • Follow the firewall configuration guidelines on the antivirus manufacturer website.

Question 5 of 7

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Which two methods would be acceptable to wipe data from a hard drive that has been used to store confidential information? (Choose two.)

Select one or more of the following:

  • degaussing

  • data wiping

  • defragging

Question 6 of 7

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Which type of program causes banners and ads to appear on the desktop without any user intervention?

Select one of the following:

  • Windows Firewall is blocking port 80.

  • The BIOS or CMOS settings are blocking web access.

Question 7 of 7

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When a support technician is troubleshooting a security issue on a system, which action should the technician take just before documenting the findings and closing the ticket?

Select one of the following:

  • Ensure that all applications are working.

  • Disconnect the system from the network.

  • Boot the system in Safe Mode.

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