Capturing User Account Files and Passwords

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Background: An attacker wants to discover and capture user account files and passwords. She tries to navigate to the following webpages:


http://target.tgt/../../etc/password

http://target.tgt/../../etc/shadown


Q: What kind of attack is she launching?


a. Rainbow table attack

b. Brute force attack

c. Dictionary-based attack

d. Directory traversal attack

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