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Common Computer Attack Types

Common computer attack types defined Access Attacks– the attacker’s goal is to gain unauthorized access to information or services. Dumpster Diving Literally picking the corporate dumpster for information. Also called Information Diving Eavesdropping Simply listening in in an effort to gain knowledge. Snooping Peeking around for information. Interception The attacker positions himself covertly, either physically or in a digital sense, in the middle of a transaction or conversation. Modification Attacks The attacker’s goal is to alter information for gain. Repudiation Attacks Modifying with the purpose…


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Norton Save And Restore Restoration Point On USB HDD Not Available

Norton Save And Restore is a retail package software applicaton that includes Disk Imaging technology. It differs from Norton Ghost corporate edition, but includes the old retail Norton Ghost 10. It allows a GUI backup to a selected location – in this case a USB hard drive. Sometimes, an issue arises where during a recovery, and booting off the recovery CD, the backup restore point on a USB HDD is not seen by the program. Using the Browse For Recovery point shows no available points…

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Common Services And Ports Used

DNS Domain Name System 53 POP3 Post Office Protocol 110 SMTP Simple Mail Transfer Protocol 25 SNMP Simple Network Management Protocol 160,161 NNTP Network News Transfer Protocol 119 FTP File Transfer Protocol 20,21 SSL Secure Sockets Layer 443 TELNET 23 TACACS authentication 49 HTTP 80 HTTPS 443 NetBIOS 137,138,139 IMAP 143 LDAP 389 LDAP SSL 636 SSH Secure Shell 22 AH, ESP ports 50 and 51 BOOTP server 67 UDP BOOTP Client 68 UDP TFTP 69 UDP NTP 123 BGP 179 SYSLOG 514 MSSQL 1433…

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CDIA+ CompTIA Document Imaging Exam Notes

CompTIA CDIA+ Exam: 225-030 85 questions Conventional, linear format. 90 minutes alloted time. Passing Score: 700 out of 900 possible.    Strategy Goals define activities Activities define documents and data Documents and data define technology requirements A process metric is an indicator of the process, ex: how many, how fast. Metrics are taken before, during and after an implementation.

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