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GIAC GPEN Sample Questions:
01. Which of the following is NOT a Back orifice plug-in?
02. In which of the following scanning methods does an attacker send SYN packets and then a RST packet?
a) TCP SYN scan
b) XMAS scan
c) IDLE scan
d) TCP FIN scan
03. Which of the following tools can be used to find a username from a SID?
04. If a password is seven characters or less, the second half of the LM hash is always ___________________.
05. Why is OSSTMM beneficial to the pen tester?
a) It provides a legal andcontractual framework for testing
b) It provides in-depth knowledge on tools
c) It provides report templates
d) It includes an automated testing engine similar to Metasploit
06. By default Active Directory Controllers store password representations in which file?
a) %system roots .system 32/ntds.dit
b) %System roots /ntds\ntds.dit
c) %System roots /ntds\sam.dat
d) %System roots /ntds\sam.dit
07. Which of the following nmap switches is used to perform NULL scan?
08. Which of the following techniques is used to monitor telephonic and Internet conversations by a third party?
a) War driving
b) War dialing
c) Web ripping
09. How can a non-privileged user on a Unix system determine if shadow passwords are being used?
a) Read /etc/password and look for "x" or “II” in the second colon-delimited field
b) Read /etc/shadow and look for “x” or “II” in the second colon-delimited field
c) Verify that /etc/password has been replaced with /etc/shadow
d) Read /etc/shadow and look NULL values In the second comma delimited field
10. What does TCSEC stand for?
a) Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria
b) Target Computer System Evaluation Criteria
c) Trusted Computer System Experiment Criteria
d) Trusted Computer System Evaluation Center
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