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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v12 312-50 Exam Guide

By : Dale Meredith
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Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v12 312-50 Exam Guide

By: Dale Meredith

Overview of this book

With cyber threats continually evolving, understanding the trends and using the tools deployed by attackers to determine vulnerabilities in your system can help secure your applications, networks, and devices. To outmatch attacks, developing an attacker's mindset is a necessary skill, which you can hone with the help of this cybersecurity book. This study guide takes a step-by-step approach to helping you cover all the exam objectives using plenty of examples and hands-on activities. You'll start by gaining insights into the different elements of InfoSec and a thorough understanding of ethical hacking terms and concepts. You'll then learn about various vectors, including network-based vectors, software-based vectors, mobile devices, wireless networks, and IoT devices. The book also explores attacks on emerging technologies such as the cloud, IoT, web apps, and servers and examines prominent tools and techniques used by hackers. Finally, you'll be ready to take mock tests, which will help you test your understanding of all the topics covered in the book. By the end of this book, you'll have obtained the information necessary to take the 312-50 exam and become a CEH v11 certified ethical hacker.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
1
Section 1: Where Every Hacker Starts
10
Section 2: A Plethora of Attack Vectors
15
Section 3: Cloud, Apps, and IoT Attacks
20
Chapter 17: CEH Exam Practice Questions

Answer key

This answer key has been provided to help you confirm the answers to the test questions:

  1. A – If you've been given permission or have been invited to do so
  2. B – IoT
  3. D – XMAS scan
  4. A – User and machine name identification
  5. A – Active
  6. D – LM
  7. B – Viruses
  8. B – Worm
  9. C – The attacker will see message 2
  10. A; D – WPA2 encrypts with TKIP and AES; WEP employs RC4-based shared key encryption
  11. B – Admin/root access with privileges
  12. A – Session hijacking
  13. A – Exploiting the HVAC
  14. C – Drive encryption
  15. C – Shared key cryptography
  16. B – CA
  17. B – Makes it possible for applications to communicate with one another
  18. B – Li-Fi
  19. B – Cookie
  20. C – Code that's intended to be run on a server
  21. C – Allows a user on a system to have root access
  22. D – A legitimate MAC address...