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CompTIA PT0-001 Sample Questions:
01. Which of the following can be used with John the Ripper to crack passwords?
02. What elements should you be sure to remove from an exploited system before finalizing a penetration test?
a) User accounts created
b) Shells spawned
c) Any files left behind
d) Administrator account
03. When running an Nmap SYN scan, what will be the Nmap result if ports on the target device do not respond?
04. You can find XSS vulnerabilities in which of the following?
a) Search fields that echo a search string back to the user
b) HTTP headers
c) Input fields that echo user data
d) All of the above
05. A potential customer is looking to test the security of its network. One of the customer’s primary concerns is the security awareness of its employees. Which type of test would you recommend that the company perform as part of the penetration test?
a) Social engineering testing
b) Wireless testing
c) Network testing
d) Web application testing
06. Which tool included in Kali is most helpful in compiling a quality penetration testing report?
07. Software developers should escape all characters (including spaces but excluding alphanumeric characters) with the HTML entity &#xHH; format to prevent what type of attack?
a) DDoS attacks
b) XSS attacks
c) CSRF attacks
d) Brute-force attacks
08. The SELinux and AppArmor security frameworks include enforcement rules that attempt to prevent which of the following attacks?
a) Lateral movement
b) Sandbox escape
c) Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
d) Cross-site- scripting (XSS)
09. A _______ vulnerability scan would typically be focused on a specific set of requirements.
10. Which of the following can be used for post-exploitation activities?
Answer: a, b, c
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