Certified Ethical Hacker 312-50v10 – Question211

Rebecca commonly sees an error on her Windows system that states that a Data Execution Prevention (DEP) error has taken place. Which of the following is most likely taking place?

Malicious code is attempting to execute instruction a non-executable memory region.
B. A page fault is occuring, which forces the operating system to write data from the hard drive.
C. A race condition is being exploited, and the operating system is containing the malicious process.
D. Malware is executing in either ROM or a cache memory area.

Correct Answer: A