Certified Ethical Hacker 312-50v10 – Question284

Initiating an attack against targeted business and organizations, threat actors compromise a carefully selected website by inserting an exploit resulting in malware infection. The attackers run exploits on well-known and trusted sites likely to be visited by their targeted victims. Aside from carefully choosing sites to compromise, these attacks are known to incorporate zero-day exploits that target unpatched vulnerabilities. Thus, the targeted entities are left with little or no defense against these exploits. What type of attack is outlined in the scenario?

Heartbeat Attack
B. Spear Phishing Attack
C. Shellshock Attack
D. Watering Hole Attack

Correct Answer: D