Security+ Answer Command Purpose

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Q. A penetration tester is tasked with gaining information on one of your internal servers and he enters the following command: telnet server1 80. What is the purpose of this command?

A. Identify if server1 is running a service using port 80 and is reachable.

B. Launch an attack on server1 sending 80 separate packets in a short period of time.

C. Use Telnet to remotely administer server1.

D. Use Telnet to start an RDP session.

Answer available until February 1, 2016.

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