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Q. An IDS alerts on increased traffic. Upon investigation, you realize it is due to a spike in network traffic from several sources. Assuming this is malicious, what is the MOST likely explanation?

A. A smurf attack

B. A flood guard attack

  C. A DoS attack

  D. A DDoS attack

Answer available until June 16, 2016.

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