Types of Hackers

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Organizations do not need to consider business impact when addressing information security.

False

Once infrastructure is in place, management should no longer oversee it.

False

Data protection only involves safeguarding data at rest.

False

Enforcement of copyright law is not related to technical security mechanisms.

False

Malware includes viruses, worms, trojan horses, and adware, but not logic bombs.

False

The two organizations that investigate software abuse are the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) and Business Software Alliance (BSA).

True

Deviation in the quality of service can be caused by internet service provider (ISP) failures.

True

Outsourced web hosting providers are not responsible for managing Internet services or hardware.

False

Loss of utility services like telephone and water cannot affect an organization's ability to function.

False

Organizations with inadequately conditioned power are less susceptible to power irregularities.

False

Shoulder surfing is a method used by hackers to bypass security controls.

True

Espionage involves legally accessing protected information by authorized individuals.

False

An expert hacker usually possesses a wide range of skills and will often create attack software to share with others.

True

Unskilled hackers are less common compared to expert hackers.

False

Crackers are individuals who aim to enhance software protection against unauthorized duplication.

False

Phreakers are individuals who manipulate the public telephone network through hacking.

True

Forces of nature can disrupt not only individual lives but also the storage, transmission, and use of information.

True

Human error or failure in organizations can result from malicious intent and deliberate actions.

False

Hoaxes involve executing viruses, worms, and trojan horses to steal information.

False

Malicious Code includes the execution of active web scripts with intent to destroy or steal information.

True

Back Door refers to attempting to reverse calculate a password.

False

Dictionary attack involves selecting specific accounts to attack and using commonly used passwords for guessing.

True

Brute Force tries every possible combination of options for a password.

True

Marfil is an extension of the Aircrack-ng suite used for network security assessment.

True

Man-in-the-Center is a cybersecurity attack where the attacker assumes a trusted IP address.

False

Mail bombing is a technique where an attacker sends large quantities of physical mails to the target.

False

Pharming redirects legitimate Web traffic to legitimate sites to obtain private information.

False

Spoofing is a cybersecurity technique used to gain unauthorized access to systems.

True

Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks occur when an attacker sends a large number of legitimate service requests to a target.

False

Social Engineering aims to steal private information by accessing network data packets.

False

Explore the characteristics and skills of different types of hackers, from traditional to expert and unskilled hackers. Learn about their profiles and activities in the world of cybersecurity.

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