Security+ Answer Connectivity Troubleshooting

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Q. You are troubleshooting an intermittent connectivity issue with a web server. After examining the logs, you identify repeated connection attempts from various IP addresses. You realize these connection attempts are overloading the server, preventing it from responding to other connections. Which of the following is MOST likely occurring?

A. DDoS attack

 B. DoS attack

 C. Smurf attack

 D. Salting attack

Answer available until January 14, 2016.

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