Security - Operating System Questions & Answers

1.

The internal code of any software that will set of a malicious function when specified conditions are met, is called

   A.) logic bomb
   B.) trap door
   C.) code stacker
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'A'

​logic bomb

2.

Which one of the following is not an attack, but a search for vulnerabilities to attack?

   A.) denial of service
   B.) port scanning
   C.) memory access violation
   D.) dumpster diving

Answer: Option 'B'

​port scanning

3.

File virus attaches itself to the

   A.) source file
   B.) object file
   C.) executable file
   D.) all of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'C'

​executable file

4.

Which one of the following is a process that uses the spawn mechanism to revage the system performance?

   A.) trojan
   B.) worm
   C.) threat
   D.) virus

Answer: Option 'B'

​worm

5.

What is a trap door in a program?

   A.) a security hole, inserted at programming time in the system for later use
   B.) a type of antivirus
   C.) security hole in a network
   D.) none of the mentioned

Answer: Option 'A'

a security hole, inserted at programming time in the system for later use

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