CompTIA Security Exam Practice Questions Sample SY0 501 Q439

A security technician has been receiving alerts from several servers that indicate load balancers have had a significant increase in traffic. The technician initiates a system scan. The scan results illustrate that the disk space on several servers has reached capacity. The scan also indicates that incoming internet traffic to the servers has increased.
Which of the following is the MOST likely cause of the decreased disk space?

A. Misconfigured devices
B. Logs and events anomalies
C. Authentication issues
D. Unauthorized software

Correct Answer: D