Computer Security

Question 1 of 7

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What is a 'hacker'?

Select one of the following:

  • Hackers are people who seek and take advantage of weaknesses in a computer or computer system.

  • People who want to destroy things.

  • It is the attempt to get information such as usernames, passwords and credit card numbers by acting as a trust worthy organisation.

Question 2 of 7

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How do you prevent 'phishing'?

Select one of the following:

  • Put up a net around your pond.

  • Not answering ANY emails from companies you have never heard of, or when their offer seems to good to be true.

Question 3 of 7

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What is 'phishing'?

Select one of the following:

  • Going to a pond, and catching fish on a pole.

  • It is the attempt to get information such as usernames, passwords and credit card numbers by acting as a trust worthy organisation.

  • What some gnomes do.

Question 4 of 7

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If you are working in a company where they have a large computer-network, what do you do if you accidentally download a piece of software with a virus on it?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Tell the company's IT manager as soon as possible.

  • Run from the computer sreaming and panic.

  • Send in your resignment, and deny all possibility that you were there.

Question 5 of 7

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A Trojan Virus...

Select one of the following:

  • ...is a type of malware which appears to perform a desirable function, but instead drops a malicious payload, allowing unauthorised access to the target’s computer. These ‘backdoors’ tend to be invisible to average users.

  • ...sneaks its way into a village/town and murders all of the towns people.

  • ...controls the incoming or outgoing ‘traffic’ by looking at the data packets and determining whether they should be allowed

Question 6 of 7

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What is a computer 'virus'?

Select one of the following:

  • It helps protect your computer against pop-ups.

  • A programme that can replicate itself and spread through the computer and spread to other computers.

  • An air-born disease

Question 7 of 7

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What is 'encryption'?

Select one of the following:

  • It is the process of coding information so that hackers or eavesdroppers can’t read.

  • It is software that aids in gathering information about a person or company.

  • This is software package that automatically makes advertisements in order to generate income for the author.

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Computer Security

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Quiz on Computer Security, created by DawnMayWest on 03/06/2013.

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