12.6.6 Check Your Understanding – WLAN Threats Answers

1. Which of the following is most likely NOT the source of a wireless DoS attack?

  • Radio interference
  • Improperly configured devices
  • Rogue AP
  • Malicious user

Explanation: Improperly configured devices, malicious users, and accidental interference are likely sources for a wireless DoS attack.

2. True or False: A rogue AP is a misconfigured AP connected to the network and a possible source of DoS attacks.

  • True
  • False

Explanation: The correct answer is False: A rogue AP is an AP or wireless router that has been connected to a corporate network without explicit authorization and against corporate policy.

3. What type of attack is an “evil twin AP” attack?

  • DoS
  • MITM
  • Wireless intruder
  • Radio interference

Explanation: An “evil twin AP” attack is a popular wireless MITM attack where an attacker introduces a rogue AP and configures it with the same SSID as a legitimate AP


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