Which two techniques are used to carry out DoS attacks? (Choose two.)

IT Questions BankCategory: IoT SecurityWhich two techniques are used to carry out DoS attacks? (Choose two.)

Which two techniques are used to carry out DoS attacks? (Choose two.)

  • using ICMP messages to profile host operating systems
  • using maliciously formatted packets
  • gaining access to the physical network and hijacking a current session
  • sending an overwhelming amount of traffic
  • using pings to discover subnets and hosts on a network

Explanation: With denial of service (DoS) attacks, threat actors overwhelm a targeted host by sending an overwhelming quantity of maliciously formatted packets. This causes the targeted host to crash or become unable to respond to legitimate requests.

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