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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

An employee receives a text message from the company's technical support team. The message asks to validate the employee's email credentials by replying with their login details due to irregular activities. Which action by the employee aligns with the best security practices in this scenario?

  • Disregard the message assuming it to be a part of the technical team's routine security checks.

  • Verify the legitimacy of the message by contacting the support team through official company channels.

  • Respond with the email credentials as requested to promptly address the alleged security issue.

  • Inform peers about the request by forwarding the message to create awareness of potential security checks.

This question's topic:
CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 / 
Threats, Vulnerabilities, and Mitigations
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