Join Mike Chapple for an in-depth discussion in this video Network attacks, part of CompTIA Security+ Exam Prep (SY0-401): Threats and Vulnerabilities.
- Networks are susceptible…to many different types of attack.…In the last video, you saw how Eavesdropping attacks…might compromise the network, to listen in on…and tamper with communications.…Now, let's move on to the details…of advanced networking attacks,…including the Christmas Tree Attack,…DNS and ARP poisoning, and typosquatting.…Packets are the basic unit of network communications.…Each time you request a webpage, send an email,…or transfer other information over the network,…it's divided up into small packets of information…that are then reassembled at the receiving system.…
Packets carry a data payload, but also…must include header information.…You could think of a packet header…as the envelope that carries the data.…It includes information like the source…and destination addresses.…Headers also include flags.…These are single-bit fields that contain…either a one or a zero.…If a field flag is set to 'one', it indicates…a special purpose packet.…For example, the SYN flag is used to set up a new connection.…
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- Comparing viruses, worms, and Trojans
- Understanding backdoors and logic bombs
- Defending against denial of service and password attacks
- Preventing insider threats
- Detecting social engineering attacks
- Preventing wireless eavesdropping
- Understanding cross-site scripting
- Preventing SQL injection
- Deterring attacks
- Securing your network
- Scanning for and assessing threats
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 04/25/2016. What changed?
A: We updated eight movies to stay on top of the latest trends in IT security, and the latest objectives on the "Threats and Vulnerabilities" domain of the CompTIA Security+ exam.
2. Understanding Attack Types
3. Social Engineering Attacks
4. Wireless Attacks
5. Application Attacks
6. Mitigation and Deterrence
7. Discovering Threats and Vulnerabilities
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