You are working as a security consultant for a small company. The owner of the company states they were recently targeted by hackers who gained access to their email account. Since then the attackers have taken control of the companies website and have stated they will only return control to the company after receiving a payment. The hosting provider has stated the web servers are not infected and no unusual logins have occurred. Despite this users are reporting they cannot access the companies website. Based on this information, what type of attack has occurred to the website?

Security+ SY0-501 Objectives

  • Threats, Attacks and Vulnerabilities
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  • Identity and Access Management
  • Risk Management
  • Cryptography and PKI
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