The Information Security Officer (ISO) believes that the company has been targeted by cybercriminals and it is under a cyber attack. Internal services that are normally available to the public via the Internet are inaccessible, and employees in the office are unable to browse the Internet. The senior security engineer starts by reviewing the bandwidth at the border router, and notices that the incoming bandwidth on the router’s external interface is maxed out. The security engineer then inspects the following piece of log to try and determine the reason for the downtime, focusing on the company’s external router’s IP which is 220.127.116.11:
11:16:22.110343 IP 18.104.22.168.19 > 22.214.171.124.19: UDP, length 1400
11:16:22.110351 IP 126.96.36.199.19 > 188.8.131.52.19: UDP, length 1400
11:16:22.110358 IP 184.108.40.206.19 > 220.127.116.11.19: UDP, length 1400
11:16:22.110402 IP 18.104.22.168.19 > 22.214.171.124.19: UDP, length 1400
11:16:22.110406 IP 126.96.36.199.19 > 188.8.131.52.19: UDP, length 1400
Which of the following describes the findings the senior security engineer should report to the ISO and the BEST solution for service restoration?
A . After the senior engineer used a network analyzer to identify an active Fraggle attack, the company’s ISP should be contacted and instructed to block the malicious packets.
B . After the senior engineer used the above IPS logs to detect the ongoing DDOS attack, an IPS filter should be enabled to block the attack and restore communication.
C . After the senior engineer used a mirror port to capture the ongoing amplification attack, a BGP sinkhole should be configured to drop traffic at the source networks.
D . After the senior engineer used a packet capture to identify an active Smurf attack, an ACL should be placed on the company’s external router to block incoming UDP port 19 traffic.
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