Friday, June 2, 2017

Detecting Hidden System Infection

Are you preparing to take the Security+ exam? See if you can answer this sample question.

Q. A security administrator recently noticed abnormal activity on a workstation. It is connecting to computers outside the organization’s internal network, using uncommon ports. Using a security toolkit, the administrator discovered the computer is also running several hidden processes. Which of the following choices BEST indicates what the administrator has found?

A. Rootkit

B. Backdoor

C. Spam

D. Trojan

Check your answer and view the full explanation here.