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Exam GSEC topic 1 question 3 discussion

Actual exam question from GIAC's GSEC
Question #: 3
Topic #: 1
[All GSEC Questions]

What is the motivation behind SYN/FIN scanning?

  • A. The SYN/FIN combination is useful for signaling to certain Trojans.
  • B. SYN/FIN packets are commonly used to launch denial of service attacks against BSD hosts.
  • C. The crafted SYN/FIN packet sometimes gets past firewalls and filtering routers.
  • D. A SYN/FIN packet is used in session hijacking to take over a session.
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Suggested Answer: B


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2 weeks, 5 days ago
C for this one
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1 year ago
Right answer is C.
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