Sim-Ex™ Practice Exams for CCST Cybersecurity: Practice questions

Social engineering

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Q7. Jacob has secured the internal network using anti virus software, router firewall, and difficult to guess usernames and passwords. He has also disabled unnecessary protocols and services. Which of the following has greater chance of success?

A. Trojan horse

B. SoBig.F Virus

C. Social Engineering

D. Brute force attack

Correct Answer: C


Social engineering is a skill that an attacker uses to trick an innocent person such as an employee of a company into doing a favour. For example, the attacker may hold packages with both the hands and request a person with appropriate permission to enter a building to open the door. Social Engineering is considered to be the most successful tool that hackers use.

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