Friday, February 24, 2017

Security+ and ARP Poisoning Attacks

Are you preparing to take the Security+ exam? If so, you should have a basic understanding of various types of attacks such as ARP poisoning attacks.

See if you can answer this question.

Q. You are troubleshooting an intermittent connectivity issue with a web server. After examining the logs, you identify repeated connection attempts from various IP addresses. You realize these connection attempts are overloading the server, preventing it from responding to other connections. Which of the following is MOST likely occurring?

A. DDoS attack

B. DoS attack

C. Smurf attack

D. Salting attack

Check your answer here and see a full explanation of why the correct answer is correct and why the incorrect answers are incorrect.