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Which of the following potentially blocks hacking attempts?

A.
intrusion detection system

B.
Honeypot system

C.
Intrusion prevention system

D.
Network security scanner

Explanation:
An intrusion prevention system (IPS) is deployed as an in-line device that can detect and block
hacking attempts. An intrusion detection system (IDS) normally is deployed in sniffing mode and
can detect intrusion attempts, but cannot effectively stopthem. A honeypot solution traps the
intruders to explore a simulated target. A network security scanner scans for the vulnerabilities, but
it will not stop the intrusion.

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