Exam Set: 1, Introduction to Ethical Hacking
What is the essential difference between an `Ethical Hacker' and a `Cracker'?
A. The ethical hacker does not use the same techniques or skil s as a cracker.
B. The ethical hacker does it strictly for financial motives unlike a cracker.
C. The ethical hacker has authorization from the owner of the target.
D. The ethical hacker is just a cracker who is getting paid.
The ethical hacker uses the same techniques and skil s as a cracker and the motive is to find
the security breaches before a cracker does. There is nothing that says that a cracker does not
get paid for the work he does, a ethical hacker has the owners authorization and wil get paid
even if he does not succeed to penetrate the target.
What does the term "Ethical Hacking" mean?
A. Someone who is hacking for ethical reasons.
B. Someone who is using his/her skil s for ethical reasons.
C. Someone who is using his/her skil s for defensive purposes.
D. Someone who is using his/her skil s for offensive purposes.
Ethical hacking is only about defending your self or your employer against malicious persons by
using the same techniques and skil s.
Who is an Ethical Hacker?
A. A person who hacks for ethical reasons
B. A person who hacks for an ethical cause
C. A person who hacks for defensive purposes
D. A person who hacks for offensive purposes
The Ethical hacker is a security professional who applies his hacking skil s for defensive
What is "Hacktivism"?
A. Hacking for a cause