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Your boss asks you to transmit a small file that includes sensitive personnel data to a server on the network. The server is running a Telnet server and an FTP server. Why is it not a good idea to use Telnet to reach the remote computer?

a. Telnet transmissions are not encrypted.

b. Telnet is not reliable and the file might arrive corrupted.

c. FTP is faster than Telnet.

d. FTP running on the same computer as Telnet causes Telnet to not work.

Program Explanation

Given:

The person is asked to transmit a small file containing sensitive personnel data to the server on the network. A Telnet server and an FTP server are running on a server.

To find:The reason for not using Telnet to reach a remote computer when a Telnet server and an FTP server is running on a server.

Solution:

Telnet, basically, transmits the unencrypted data which makes it unsuitable to transmit the data containing sensitive personnel data on the network...

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