CompTIA Security+ Question B-90

Which of the following will allow Peter, a security analyst, to trigger a security alert because of a tracking cookie?

A. Network based firewall
B. Anti-spam software
C. Host based firewall
D. Anti-spyware software

Answer: D

Spyware monitors a user’s activity and uses network protocols to reports it to a third party without the user’s knowledge. This is usually accomplished using a tracking cookie.