Now I can finally concentrate on my degree (for the moment). This was straight forward as they come, very comparable to a CompTia exam. OK, there were 125 questions and three hours to complete it. You will find you have way more than enough time to complete this. They did give me a score. The passing score was 70% which equates to 83 correct answers to pass. I got an 81%. The questions weren't long and drawn out, in fact they are short and concise. I only had a few Linux based questions and not many more Microsoft related ones. There were many network related, hashing, SQL and other types of exploits. They didn't go into much depth about tools but more so how to defend against DDOS, Smurf attack, Brute Force attack, SQL injections, and Pings of Death were some off the top of my head. There were several scanning related questions and types of scans as well.
I used many resources for this. I read Hacking For Dummies, Hacking Exposed 5th Edition, EC-Council's Official Courseware (3.0), Hacking Exposed CBT videos.
I highly doubt today's hackers/crackers use the Ping of Death...seems a bit antiquated to me. I received like one legal issue of hacking. The question was just regarding which law would be breaking if you did X. By the way the 31st is the last day to take version 3. The difference between 3 and 4 is that 4 has pen testing questions and material as far as I know.
The funny thing was I drove and hour and a half away to some Vo-Tech school when I was ready to take the exam they were having a tornado drill. I nearly $%^& my pants since I never had to do one. I thought there was a real one coming by, but the faculty person just laughed and said it was a drill. I felt like I took this in a tin can with a camera and a computer it was that small. I was impressed that the high school students that walked by knew I was taking an exam and they made sure to be really quiet. Who says kids these days don't have respect???
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