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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)
Section 1: Where Every Hacker Starts
Section 2: A Plethora of Attack Vectors
Section 3: Cloud, Apps, and IoT Attacks
Chapter 17: CEH Exam Practice Questions


As we conclude, here is a list of questions for you to test your knowledge regarding this chapter's material. You will find the answers in the Assessments section of the Appendix:

  1. Which filesystems are supported by Alternate Data Streams (ADSes)?
    1. VHD
    2. FAT32
    3. NTFS
    4. CDFS
  2. What utility can be used to stop the auditing or logging of events?
    1. Auditpol
    2. ADS
    3. Regedit
    4. NTFS
  3. An attacker adding higher privileges to their account (adding themselves to the administrators group) is called what?
    1. Trinity slide
    2. Vertical escalation
    3. Sideloading
    4. Pass the hash
  4. Clark brings in a new keyboard to work and gives it to Lois; soon after, Lois's credentials are being used on other systems. What do you suspect is the cause?
    1. A keylogger
    2. Malware
    3. MFA attacks
    4. Ransomware