How Well Do You Know Cybersecurity Terminology?

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What is the main difference between white hat hackers and black hat hackers?

White hat hackers work with an organization's consent

What is phishing?

Sending emails to elicit private information

How do worms spread?

Without human intervention

What is shoulder surfing?

Obtaining passwords by looking over someone's shoulder

What is pharming?

Redirecting website requests to fake sites

What are botnets?

A group of infected computers controlled by attackers

What is horizontal escalation?

Accessing data intended for another user

What do network enumerators do?

Map network structures and identify rogue systems

What are zero-day vulnerabilities?

Security flaws that are exploited before publicly known

What do watering hole attacks target?

Specific groups by injecting malware into frequented websites

Study Notes

  • White hat hackers find security flaws with an organization's consent
  • Phishing involves sending emails to elicit private information
  • Worms spread without human intervention
  • Shoulder surfing involves obtaining passwords by looking over someone's shoulder
  • Pharming redirects website requests to fake sites
  • Botnets are a group of infected computers controlled by attackers
  • Horizontal escalation involves accessing data intended for another user
  • Network enumerators map network structures and identify rogue systems
  • Zero-day vulnerabilities are exploited before publicly known
  • Watering hole attacks target specific groups by injecting malware into frequented websites

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