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Free CompTIA Security+ SY0-701 Practice Question

Which of the following scenarios best describes an attack that is likely to cause abnormal consumption of system resources, potentially leading to a system outage?

  • Social engineering attack that tricks an employee into wiring money

  • DDoS attack

  • Email spam campaign distributing unsolicited messages

  • Phishing attack that deceives a user into sharing their password

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