Questions That Need Answers: XMAS Scanning

Sep 05, 2018

Sam Meisenberg



QTNA: XMAS Scanning

In CyberVista’s Questions That Need Answers (QTNA) video series, we tackle some of the most testable and important cybersecurity questions on a weekly basis. This week we’re covering XMAS scanning. Here we go…

During an XMAS port scan, you receive no response from port 21. What does this mean?
A. Port is closed
B. Port is open
C. FTP service is blocked by stateful firewall
D. FTP service is blocked by stateless firewall

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Post by Sam Meisenberg

Certification Program Manager at CyberVista

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