CCNA Security 640-554 Practice Exam
Hacker And Data Protection Terminology
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What general term describes a hacker who does not hack for personal gain, but rather to further a political or social cause?
The phrase "allowing only authorized users to access data" defines which of these terms?
A. origin authentication
What colorful general term describes a hacker who does not hack for personal gain or to damage a network, but rather to test network security procedures?
A potential hacker pretending to be an employee of your company calls a legitimate employee of that same company pretending to be you. The hacker asks that employee for his/her password. This is an example of what kind of network attack?
A. Trojan horse
C. social engineering
D. "smooth hack"
E. privilege escalation
What is the process of ensuring data is not altered between source and destination?
E. origin authentication
Which of the following is a software-based network attack?
A. social engineering
B. IP Spoofing
C. buffer overflow
D. privilege escalation
What colorful term is given to a hacker who *is* out for potential financial gain?
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