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During a system penetration test, a security engineer successfully gained access to a shell on a Linux host as a standard user and wants to elevate the privilege levels.

Which of the following is a valid Linux post-exploitation method to use to accomplish this goal?

  1. Spawn a shell using sudo and an escape string such as sudo vim -c ‘!sh’.
  2. Perform ASIC password cracking on the host.
  3. Read the /etc/passwd file to extract the usernames.
  4. Initiate unquoted service path exploits.
  5. Use the UNION operator to extract the database schema.

Answer(s): C


A systems administrator is in the process of hardening the host systems before connecting to the network. The administrator wants to add protection to the boot loader to ensure the hosts are secure before the OS fully boots.

Which of the following would provide the BEST boot loader protection?

  1. TPM
  2. HSM
  3. PKI

Answer(s): D



A developer is creating a new mobile application for a company. The application uses REST API and TLS 1.2 to communicate securely with the external back-end server. Due to this configuration, the company is concerned about HTTPS interception attacks.

Which of the following would be the BEST solution against this type of attack?

  1. Cookies
  2. Wildcard certificates
  3. HSTS
  4. Certificate pinning

Answer(s): D


A user in the finance department uses a laptop to store a spreadsheet that contains confidential financial information for the company. Which of the following would be the BEST way to protect the file while the user travels between locations? (Choose two.)

  1. Encrypt the laptop with full disk encryption.
  2. Back up the file to an encrypted flash drive.
  3. Place an ACL on the file to only allow access to specified users.
  4. Store the file in the user profile.
  5. Place an ACL on the file to deny access to everyone.
  6. Enable access logging on the file.

Answer(s): A,B

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