Practice Test Question- Network Attacks

Practice Test Question- Network Attacks

Practice Test Question- Network Attacks

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Marty is the web administrator for the Memphis Belle Casino. He hosts the company’s website at He recently discovered that a competitor registered the domain names,, and What type of attack has taken place?

A. DNS Poisoning

B. Typosquatting

C. DNS Hijacking

D. Domain Hijacking

Correct Answer: B

The attacker is not altering any of Marty’s DNS records, so this is not a DNS hijacking or poisoning attack. They are also not stealing a domain that Marty already registered so it is not a domain hijacking attack.This is an example of a typosquatting attack, where the attacker registers domain names that are common typos of a legitimate domain.

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