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Q. A user complains that his system is no longer able to access the site. Instead, his browser goes to a different site. After investigation, you notice the following entries in the user’s hosts file: localhost

What is the BEST explanation for this entry?

A. A pharming attack

 B. A whaling attack

 C. Session hijacking

 D. A phishing attack

Answer available until December 20, 2015.

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