Timing is an element of port-scanning that can catch one unaware. If scans are taking too long to complete or obvious ports are missing from the scan, various time parameters may need to be adjusted.
Which one of the following scanned timing options in NMAP's scan is useful across slow WAN links or to hide the scan?
SQL injection attacks are becoming significantly more popular amongst hackers and there has been an estimated 69 percent increase of this attack type.
This exploit is used to great effect by the hacking community since it is the primary way to steal sensitive data from web applications. It takes advantage of non-validated input vulnerabilities to pass SQL commands through a web application for execution by a back-end database.
The below diagram shows how attackers launched SQL injection attacks on web applications.
Which of the following can the attacker use to launch an SQL injection attack?
Jim performed a vulnerability analysis on his network and found no potential problems. He runs another utilitythat executes exploits against his system to verify the results of the vulnerability test. The second utilityexecutes five known exploits against his network in which the vulnerability analysis said were not exploitable.
What kind of results did Jim receive from his vulnerability analysis?
Windows stores user passwords in the Security Accounts Manager database (SAM), or in the Active Directory database in domains. Passwords are never stored in clear text; passwords are hashed and the results are stored in the SAM.
NTLM and LM authentication protocols are used to securely store a user's password in the SAM database using different hashing methods.
The SAM file in Windows Server 2008 is located in which of the following locations?
Output modules allow Snort to be much more flexible in the formatting and presentation of output to its users. Snort has 9 output plug-ins that push out data in different formats. Which one of the following output plug-ins allows alert data to be written in a format easily importable to a database?