There is no consistent definition of “threat,” and people tend to use this term literally or intuitively. As a threat may refer to the threat source, threat event, or risk exposure, which of the following is least likely to be a threat?
A. Script kiddie
B. The financial loss of millions of dollars
C. Unpatched servers
D. Initiating SQL injection using SQLMap
Kindly be reminded that the suggested answer is for your reference only. It doesn’t matter whether you have the right or wrong answer. What really matters is your reasoning process and justifications.
My suggested answer is C. Unpatched servers.
Common Expressions of Threat
- The threat is enormous! (magnitude of threat; risk exposure)
- It (hacktivist) is a considerable threat to information systems. (threat source)
- The threat escalates privileges through a buffer overflow. (threat event)
A. Script kiddie => threat source
B. The financial loss of millions of dollars => risk exposure
C. Unpatched servers => vulnerability
D. Initiating SQL injection using SQLMap => threat event
A. 劇本小子 (Script kiddie)
D. 使用SQLMap啟動SQL Injection