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Free CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 Practice Question

The cybersecurity team at a multinational corporation has detected an unusual pattern of data exfiltration from its R&D department, where files are being sent to an external server controlled by a foreign entity. The IP addresses associated with the external server have previously been linked to a known syndicate that profits from corporate espionage. What is the most likely motivation behind this targeted breach?

  • Corporate espionage for competitive advantage

  • Harvesting credentials for resale on dark web markets

  • Looking to encrypt data for ransom

  • Attempt to disrupt services for ideological reasons

This question's topic:
CompTIA CySA+ CS0-003 / 
Security Operations
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Security Operations
Vulnerability Management
Incident Response and Management
Reporting and Communication