Security+ Question of the Week: Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

securityQOW01Which of the following is not directly associated with man-in-the-middle attacks?

A. Domain Name System (DNS) poisoning
B. Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS)
C. Rogue proxy server
D. False hosts file


The correct answer is B.

Domain: 3.2. A Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is not directly associated with a man-in-the-middle attack, while DNS poisoning, rogue proxy server and a false HOST file are affiliated. A DDoS attack is more commonly associated with flooding attacks.

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