Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 Practice Question

When reviewing a security assessment report, analysts notice that several security incidents coincide with outgoing traffic spikes at regular intervals. What is the most likely explanation for these observations?

  • An internal user is downloading large files periodically, which aligns with the traffic spikes.

  • Command and Control (C2) server communication is likely causing the traffic spikes and related security incidents.

  • The web server is performing automatic updates at set intervals, causing the observed traffic.

  • The organization is experiencing normal traffic burst due to scheduled backups.

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CompTIA Security+ SY0-601 / 
Attacks, Threats, and Vulnerabilities
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