Ethical Hacking Overview Quiz

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14 Questions

When did the first known event of hacking take place?

What is the act of finding possible entry points in a computer system known as?

What do we call hacking that is done to find weaknesses in a computer or network system for testing purposes?

What is the act of hacking a website means?

Who are referred to as those who seek knowledge about how systems operate and attempt to play with them?

What is the term used for the act of gaining unauthorized access to a computer system or network?

What does ethical hacking involve?

What is the purpose of email hacking?

What is the main advantage of hacking according to the text?

What could be a potential reason for people to indulge in hacking activities?

What does a security breach mean in cybersecurity?

Which attack vector involves attackers taking control of a large number of devices to form a botnet?

What is the potential consequence of hacking if done with harmful intent?

What could be considered a disadvantage of hacking according to the text?


Test your knowledge of the history, principles, and concepts of ethical hacking with this overview quiz. Explore the origins of hacking, the act of finding entry points in computer systems, and the ethical considerations involved.

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