Identifying Potential Attacks

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Q: Abby is a dedicated and responsible IT technician. One morning, Abby receives an e-mail from her company’s manager asking her to provide her logon ID and password, but Abby is aware that the company policy specifically forbids its users from revealing logon IDs and passwords to anyone. Abby immediately notifies the systems administrator about the email. In his response to her, he agrees with her and congratulates her on avoiding the attack. What is the name of the attack that Abby avoided?

a. Trojan horse

b. Replay attack

c. Social engineering

d. DoS

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