Introduction to Cyberattacks Quiz

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What is the estimated average cost of a single cybersecurity breach in 2018?

US$3.86 million

According to Cybersecurity Ventures, what is the projected value of global cybercrime costs by 2025?

US$10.5 trillion

What area is mentioned as the most vulnerable for hackers to attack on?

Applications and software programs

How much did the cost of global damages from cybercrimes exceed in 2018 compared to 2015?

US$3 trillion

What are the elements hackers are mentioned to target when attacking systems?

Systems, networks, services, and data

What is the main objective of a DoS attack?

To deliberately disrupt availability of data or services

Which of the following can lead to a breach of availability?

Software malfunction

What is a common unintentional cause that can lead to a DoS situation?

Environmental conditions

What does it mean when data integrity is breached?

Damaging data consistency and validity

Which event is an example of a breach of availability?

Failure of Google Cloud in March 2018

What should data remain throughout its stay on a service provider's server?

Consistent, valid, and accurate

What is the core purpose of cyberattacks according to the text?

To inflict losses to the targeted entity

Which of the following is NOT mentioned as an important objective of a hacker for conducting cyberattacks?

Improving cybersecurity measures

What type of cyberattack involves the intentional or unintentional disclosure of client information to a third party?

Confidentiality Breach

Which of the following is NOT listed as one of the main areas of cyberattacks in the text?

Social media platforms

What is the main objective of an attacker according to the text?

Inflicting losses to the targeted entity

Which type of attack involves manipulating data queries to gain unauthorized access to a system?

Structured Language Query, SQL Injection

Test your knowledge on cyberattacks with this quiz. Learn about common cyber threats such as malware attacks, phishing attacks, SQL injection, and denial-of-service (DoS) attacks.

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