DNS Zone Transfer Enumeration

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Q: In DNS Zone transfer enumeration, an attacker tries to get a copy of the entire zone file for a domain from its DNS server. The information gleaned from the DNS zone can be used to collect usernames, passwords, and other sensitive and valuable information. An attacker must first connect to the authoritative DNS server for the target zone. In addition, the attacker may launch a DoS attack against the zone’s DNS servers by flooding them with a high volume of requests. Which of the below tools can this attacker use to perform the DNS zone transfer?


Answer is complete. Select more than one answer if applicable.


a. NSLookup

b. Dig

c. Host

d. DSniff

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