Information Security MCQ

Information Security MCQ | Freshers & Experienced

  • Sharad Jaiswal
  • 19th Jun, 2021

We have listed here the best Information Security MCQ Questions for your basic knowledge of Information Security. This Information Security MCQ Test contains 25+ Information Security Multiple Choice Questions. You have to select the right answer to every question to check your final preparation for Information Security MCQ Interview, Exam or Placement Drives.

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1) Firewalls are to protect against?

  • A. Fire Attacks
  • B.Virus Attacks
  • C.Data Driven Attacks
  • D.Unauthorized Attacks

2) What was the name of first Virus program Robert Thomas created?

  • A. PARAM
  • B.Creeper
  • C.HARLIE
  • D.The famous

3) VIRUS stands for

  • A. Very Intelligent Result Until Source
  • B.Viral Important Record User Searched
  • C.Very Interchanged Resource Under Search
  • D.Vital Information Resource Under Slege

4) What was the name of first antivirus software?

  • A. reaper
  • B.repair
  • C.ray Tomlinson
  • D.tinkered

5) Which of these is a part of network identification?

  • A. UserID
  • B.Password
  • C.OTP
  • D.Fingerprint

6) The first PC virus was developed in

  • A. 1980
  • B.1986
  • C.1988
  • D.1999

7) Which of the following is known as Malicious software?

  • A. malware
  • B.illegalware
  • C.badware
  • D.maliciousware

8) __________mode is used whenever either end of a security association is gateway.

  • A. Gateway
  • B.Transport
  • C.Tunnel
  • D.Encapsulating

9) Self-repeating and do not require a computer program to attach themselves.

  • A. Worms
  • B.virus
  • C.Spyware
  • D.Ransomware

10) PKI stands for_______

  • A. Public Key Infrastructure
  • B.Public Kinetic Infrastructure
  • C.Private Key Infrastructure
  • D.Proxy Key Infrastructure

11) Man-in-the-middle(MitM) attack are

  • A. IP spoofing
  • B.Session hijacking
  • C.Eavesdropping attacks
  • D.All of the above

12) Why would a hacker use a proxy server?

  • A. To Create A Ghost Server On The Network
  • B.To Hide Malicious Activity On The Network
  • C.To Create A Stronger Connection With The Target
  • D.To Hide A Remote Access Connection

13) Phishing is a form of______

  • A. login credentials and credit card numbers
  • B.fraudulent attempt
  • C.online scam
  • D.All of the above

14) The first phase of hacking is

  • A. Availability
  • B.Authentication
  • C.output
  • D.Information gathering

15) Important activity in system hacking?

  • A. Analysis
  • B.Information Gathering
  • C.Cracking Passwords
  • D.Heavy equipments

16) The first phase of hacking an it system is compromise of which foundation of security?

  • A. Integrity
  • B.Availability
  • C.Confidentiality
  • D.Authentication

17) What is the most important activity in system hacking?

  • A. Covering Tracks
  • B.Escalating Privileges
  • C.Cracking Passwords
  • D.Information Gathering

18) Performing hacking activities with the intent on gaining visibility for an unfair situation is called ..........

  • A. Analysis
  • B.Cracking
  • C.Hacktivism
  • D.Exploitation

19) To hide information in a picture what technology is used?

  • A. Rootkits
  • B.Bitmapping
  • C.Steganography
  • D.None of the above

20) Which Of The Following Is Not A Factor In Securing The Environment Against An Attack On Security?

  • A. The Network Architecture
  • B.The System Configuration
  • C.The Education Of The Attacker
  • D.The Business Strategy Of The Company

21) What Tool Can Be Used To Perform SNMP Enumeration?

  • A. Whois
  • B.Nslookup
  • C.DNSlookup
  • D.IP Network Browser

22) Keyloggers Are A Form Of

  • A. Trojan
  • B.Spyware
  • C.Shoulder Surfing
  • D.Social Engineering

23) What Type Of Rootkit Will Patch, Hook, Or Replace The Version Of System Call In Order To Hide Information?

  • A. Kernel Level Rootkits
  • B.System Level Rootkits
  • C.Library Level Rootkits
  • D.Application Level Rootkits

24) Enumeration is part of what phase of ethical hacking?

  • A. Scanning
  • B.Gaining Access
  • C.Reconnaissance
  • D.Maintaining Access

25) Which of the following is an independent malicious program that need not any host program?

  • A. Virus
  • B.Worm
  • C.Trojan horse
  • D.Trap doors

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