Types of Cyber Attacks and Protection Schemes Quiz

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What is the goal of a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack?

To flood a network with more traffic than it can handle

How does a sniffer or eavesdropper capture network data exchanges?

By monitoring and reading network packets

What are the observable signs of a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack?

Slow response of the server, slow network performance, unavailability of software or web page

What happens if the packets captured by a sniffer are not encrypted?

The sniffer provides a full view of the data inside the packet

What can a cracker obtain if the network packets are captured using a sniffer?

Sensitive information such as passwords, data, and procedures for performing functions

What is the goal of a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack?

To flood a network with more traffic than it can handle

What is the observable sign of a Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack?

Slow response of the server

What can a cracker obtain if the network packets are captured using a sniffer?

Sensitive information such as passwords and data

How does a sniffer or eavesdropper capture network data exchanges?

By reading, monitoring, and capturing network data exchanges

What happens if the packets captured by a sniffer are not encrypted?

A cracker can make a complete copy of network activity

Test your knowledge about different types of cyber attacks and protection schemes with this quiz. Learn about various attack methods such as denial-of-service and the importance of maintaining confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.

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