Ch 5 - Networking & Server Attacks

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Question 1

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A buffer overflow attack occurs when a process attempts to store data in RAM beyond the boundaries of a fixed-length storage buffer.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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A DNS amplification attack floods an unsuspecting victim by redirecting valid responses to it.
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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An attack in which the attacker attempts to impersonate the user by using his or her session token is known as:
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  • Session replay
  • Session spoofing
  • Session hijacking
  • Session blocking

Question 4

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An attack that takes advantage of the procedures for initiating a session is known as what type of attack?
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  • DNS amplification attack
  • IP spoofing
  • smurf attack
  • SYN flood attack

Question 5

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A SYN flood attack broadcasts a network request to multiple computers but changes the address from which the request came to the victim's computer.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Choose the SQL injection statement example below that could be used to find specific users:
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  • whatever' OR full_name = '%Mia%'
  • whatever' OR full_name IS '%Mia%'
  • whatever' OR full_name LIKE '%Mia%'
  • whatever' OR full_name equals '%Mia%'

Question 7

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How can an attacker substitute a DNS address so that a computer is automatically redirected to another device?
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  • DNS poisoning
  • Phishing
  • DNS marking
  • DNS overloading

Question 8

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If an attacker purchases and uses a URL that is similar in spelling and looks like a well-known web site in order for the attacker to gain Web traffic to generate income, what type of attack are they using?
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  • spoofing
  • URL hijacking
  • Web squatting
  • typo hijacking

Question 9

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In an integer overflow attack, an attacker changes the value of a variable to something outside the range that the programmer had intended by using an integer overflow.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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On a compromised computer, you have found that a user without administrative privileges was able to perform a task limited to only administrative accounts. What type of exploit has occurred?
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  • Privilege escalation
  • DNS cache poisoning
  • ARP poisoning
  • Man-in-the-middle

Question 11

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Securing web applications is easier than protecting other systems.
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  • True
  • False

Question 12

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The exchange of information among DNS servers regarding configured zones is known as:
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  • resource request
  • zone sharing
  • zone transfer
  • zone removal

Question 13

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The malicious content of an XSS URL is confined to material posted on a website
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  • True
  • False

Question 14

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The return address is the only element that can be altered in a buffer overflow attack.
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  • True
  • False

Question 15

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Traditional network security devices can block traditional network attacks, but they cannot always block web application attacks.
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  • True
  • False

Question 16

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What are the two types of cross-site attacks? (Choose all that apply.)
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  • cross-site input attacks
  • cross-site scripting attacks
  • cross-site request forgery attacks
  • cross-site flood attacks

Question 17

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What attack occurs when a domain pointer that links a domain name to a specific web server is changed by a threat actor?
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  • pointer hack
  • DNS spoofing
  • clickjacking
  • domain hijacking

Question 18

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What criteria must be met for an XXS attack to occur on a specific website?
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  • The website must accept user input while validating it and use that input in a response
  • The website must accept user input without validating it and use that input in a response
  • The website must not accept user input without validating it and use that input in a response
  • The website must accept user input while validating it and omit that input in a response

Question 19

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What language below is used to view and manipulate data that is stored in a relational database?
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  • C
  • DQL
  • SQL
  • ISL

Question 20

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What protocol can be used by a host on a network to find the MAC address of another device based on an IP address?
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  • DNS
  • ARP
  • TCP
  • UDP

Question 21

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What specific ways can a session token be transmitted? (Choose all that apply.)
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  • In the URL
  • In the trailer of a frame
  • In the header of a packet
  • In the header of the HTTP requisition

Question 22

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What technology expands the normal capabilities of a web browser for a specific webpage?
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  • extensions
  • add-ons
  • plug-ins
  • Java applets

Question 23

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What two locations can be a target for DNS poisoning? (Choose all that apply.)
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  • local host table
  • external DNS server
  • local database table
  • directory server

Question 24

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What type of additional attack does ARP spoofing rely on?
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  • DNS poisoning
  • replay
  • MITB
  • MAC spoofing

Question 25

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What type of an attack is being executed if an attacker substituted an invalid MAC address for the network gateway so no users can access external networks?
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  • ARP poisoning
  • man-in-the-middle
  • denial of service
  • DNS poisoning

Question 26

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What type of attack intercepts communication between parties to steal or manipulate the data?
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  • replay
  • MAC spoofing
  • man-in-the-browser
  • ARP poisoning

Question 27

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What type of attack is being performed when multiple computers overwhelm a system with fake requests?
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  • DDoS
  • DoS
  • SYN flood
  • replay attacks

Question 28

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What type of privileges to access hardware and software resources are granted to users or devices?
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  • access privileges
  • user rights
  • access rights
  • permissions

Question 29

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What type of web server application attacks introduce new input to exploit a vulnerability?
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  • language attacks
  • cross-site request attacks
  • hijacking attacks
  • injection attacks

Question 30

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When an attacker promotes themselves as reputable third-party advertisers to distribute their malware through the Web ads, what type attack is being performed?
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  • ad squatting
  • clickjacking
  • malvertising
  • ad spoofing

Question 31

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When an attack is designed to prevent authorized users from accessing a system, it is called what kind of attack?
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  • MITM
  • spoofing
  • denial of service
  • blocking

Question 32

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When TCP/IP was developed, the host table concept was expanded into a hierarchical name system for matching computer names and numbers using this service:
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  • HTTP
  • NSDB
  • URNS
  • DNS

Question 33

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Where are MAC addresses stored for future reference?
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  • MAC cache
  • Ethernet cache
  • ARP cache
  • NIC

Question 34

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Which of the following are considered to be interception attacks? (Choose all that apply.)
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  • denial of service
  • amplification attack
  • man-in-the-middle
  • replay attacks

Question 35

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Which SQL injection statement example below could be used to discover the name of the table?
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  • whatever%20 AND 1=(SELECT COUNT(*) FROM tabname); --
  • whatever' AND 1=(SELECT COUNT(*) FROM tabname); --
  • whatever; AND 1=(SELECT COUNT(*) FROM tabname); --
  • whatever%; AND 1=(SELECT COUNT(*) FROM tabname); --

Question 36

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Which SQL statement represents a SQL injection attempt to determine the names of different fields in a database?
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  • whatever AND email IS NULL; --
  • whatever; AND email IS NULL; --
  • whatever" AND email IS NULL; --
  • whatever' AND email IS NULL; --

Question 37

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Which type of attack below is similar to a passive man-in-the-middle attack?
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  • replay
  • hijacking
  • denial
  • buffer overflow

Question 38

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Which type of attack broadcasts a network request to multiple computers but changes the address from which the request came to the victim's computer?
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  • IP spoofing
  • denial of service
  • DNS poisoning
  • smurf attack

Question 39

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XSS is like a phishing attack but without needing to trick the user into visiting a malicious website.
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  • True
  • False
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