Security+ (Syo-201) Domain #1: Systems Security

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Covers the Systems Security Domain of the SYO-201 Security+ exam by CompTIA.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which software program runs in a sandbox?
    • A. 

      JavaScript

    • B. 

      Java

    • C. 

      ActiveX

    • D. 

      BASIC

  • 2. 
    Over which port does IMAP run over?
    • A. 

      25

    • B. 

      139

    • C. 

      143

    • D. 

      110

  • 3. 
    A retrovirus is best described as ...
    • A. 

      A virus written in the 1980's and 1990's

    • B. 

      A virus that attacks or bypasses anti-virus software

    • C. 

      A virus that can encrypt portions of its own code

    • D. 

      A virus that hides in the kernel of an operating system

  • 4. 
    What type of virus relies on the weakness of the 8.3 file naming convention?
    • A. 

      Retrovirus

    • B. 

      Polymorhpic

    • C. 

      Armored

    • D. 

      Companion

  • 5. 
    What service runs over UDP port 53?
    • A. 

      DNS name queries

    • B. 

      SNMP

    • C. 

      NetBIOS

    • D. 

      TFTP

  • 6. 
    What constitutes a single package containing multiple updates to a program?
    • A. 

      Hotfix

    • B. 

      Patch

    • C. 

      Service pack

    • D. 

      Update

  • 7. 
    What describes a buffer overflow?
    • A. 

      When too many cookies are installed on the host machine

    • B. 

      When browsers are configured to handle an ActiveX component from a server

    • C. 

      When a program or application is given more data than it is designed to handle

    • D. 

      When IPSec is used on transport mode only

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of hardening the operating system?
    • A. 

      Apply the latest service packs and updates (once tested)

    • B. 

      Disable unnecessary applications and service

    • C. 

      Rename the default accounts

    • D. 

      Turn off auditing

  • 9. 
    This displays advertisements, generally as pop-ups, as it runs on your computer.
    • A. 

      Adware

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      Malware

    • D. 

      Tupperware

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