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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

A security analyst notices a series of requests on a company's web server logs. Each request tries to retrieve different paths that are not commonly accessed, and all the requests come from one external network address within a brief time window. Which of the following best describes the intent of these requests?

  • A misconfigured automatic task on the server

  • A user navigating the company's public website pages

  • Reconnaissance by an attacker attempting to discover unlinked content or vulnerabilities

  • Execution of client-side scripts from a user's web browser

This question's topic:
CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 / 
Security Operations
Your Score:
Security Operations
General Security Concepts
Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations
Security Architecture
Security Program Management and Oversight