Computer Awareness Quiz Exams Quiz

Computer Quiz – 85

COMPUTER QUIZ ON NETWORKING

1. Packet Sniffer is
a) an application that captures TCP/IP data packets, which can maliciously be used to capture passwords and other data while it is in transit either within the computer or over the network.
b) a situation in which one person or program successfully masquerades as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining illegitimate access.
c) a toolkit for hiding the fact that a computer’s security has been compromised, is a general description of a set of programs which work to subvert control of an operating system from its legitimate (in accordance with established rules) operators.
d) None of these

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2. Rootkit is
a) an application that captures TCP/IP data packets, which can maliciously be used to capture passwords and other data while it is in transit either within the computer or over the network.
b) a situation in which one person or program successfully masquerades as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining illegitimate access.
c) a toolkit for hiding the fact that a computer’s security has been compromised, is a general description of a set of programs which work to subvert control of an operating system from its legitimate (in accordance with established rules) operators.
d) None of these

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3. Spoofing attack is
a) an application that captures TCP/IP data packets, which can maliciously be used to capture passwords and other data while it is in transit either within the computer or over the network.
b) a situation in which one person or program successfully masquerades as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining illegitimate access.
c) a toolkit for hiding the fact that a computer’s security has been compromised, is a general description of a set of programs which work to subvert control of an operating system from its legitimate (in accordance with established rules) operators.
d) None of these

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4. Security exploit is
a) a prepared application that takes advantage of a known weakness.
b) a tool used to quickly check computers on a network for known weaknesses.
c) an application that captures TCP/IP data packets, which can maliciously be used to capture passwords and other data while it is in transit either within the computer or over the network.
d) a situation in which one person or program successfully masquerades as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining illegitimate access.

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5. A spoofing attack is
a) a prepared application that takes advantage of a known weakness.
b) a tool used to quickly check computers on a network for known weaknesses.
c) an application that captures TCP/IP data packets, which can maliciously be used to capture passwords and other data while it is in transit either within the computer or over the network.
d) a situation in which one person or program successfully masquerades as another by falsifying data and thereby
gaining illegitimate access.

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6. White hat is
a) hacker breaks security for altruistic or at least non-malicious reasons.
b) hacker of ambiguous ethics and/or borderline legality, often frankly admitted.
c) someone outside computer security consulting firms that are used to bug test a system prior to its launch, looking for exploits so they can be closed.
d) None of these

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7. Grey hat is
a) hacker breaks security for altruistic or at least non-malicious reasons.
b) hacker of ambiguous ethics and/or borderline legality, often frankly admitted.
c) someone outside computer security consulting firms that are used to bug test a system prior to its launch, looking for exploits so they can be closed.
d) None of these

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8. Blue hat is
a) hacker breaks security for altruistic or at least non-malicious reasons.
b) hacker of ambiguous ethics and/or borderline legality, often frankly admitted.
c) someone outside computer security consulting firms that are used to bug test a system prior to its launch, looking for exploits so they can be closed.
d) None of these

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9. Black hat is
a) someone who subverts computer security without authorization or who uses technology (usually a computer or the Internet) for terrorism, vandalism (malicious destruction), credit card fraud, identity theft, intellectual property theft, or many other types of crime.
b) a person, usually not an expert in computer security, who breaks into computer systems by using prepackaged automated tools written by others.
c) hacker who utilizes technology to announce a political message.
d) None of these

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10. Script kiddie is
a) someone who subverts computer security without authorization or who uses technology (usually a computer or the Internet) for terrorism, vandalism (malicious destruction), credit card fraud, identity theft, intellectual property theft, or many other types of crime.
b) a person, usually not an expert in computer security, who breaks into computer systems by using prepackaged automated tools written by others.
c) hacker who utilizes technology to announce a political message.
d) None of these

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