What is the purpose of a personal firewall on a computer?
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
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?
ping of death
Which action could be used to determine if a host is compromised and flooding traffic onto the network?
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.
What must be done to ensure that the antivirus software on a computer is able to detect and eradicate the most recent viruses?
Download the latest signature files on a regular basis.
Follow the firewall configuration guidelines on the antivirus manufacturer website.
Which two methods would be acceptable to wipe data from a hard drive that has been used to store confidential information? (Choose two.)
Which type of program causes banners and ads to appear on the desktop without any user intervention?
Windows Firewall is blocking port 80.
The BIOS or CMOS settings are blocking web access.
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?
Ensure that all applications are working.
Disconnect the system from the network.
Boot the system in Safe Mode.