What does a disk cleanup utility do?
Organizes files into consecutive sectors
Creates and index of files on the files on the disk
searches for and removes unnecessary files
Provides file management capabilities
The term, PIN is an acronym for which of the following
Personal identification number
private internet notification
possessed information number
possessed information network
Which of the following terms is used to describe a program that copies itself repeatedly , using up resources and possibly shutting down the computer or network?
a trojan horse
Which of the following best describes the term, cybercrime?
Online or internet-based illegal acts
any illegal act involving a computer
a type of gaming software that stimulates criminal acts
using the internet to apprehend and prosecute criminals
Computer viruses, worms, trojan horses, and rootkits are classified as which of the following?
Which of the following is a technique intruders use to make their network or internet transmission appear legitimate to a victim computer or network
The term zombie is?
a program that performs a repetitive task on a network
spam sent via email to spread viruses or commit a distribute denial of service attack
a group of compromised computers connected to a network that attacks other networks
a computer or device whose owner is unaware that the computer or device is being controlled remotely by an outsider
The term back door, as it refers to computer crime is?
the area of the memory where information about a virus or attempted attack is sent by the antivirus software in order to prevent similar attack in the future
a program or set of instructions that allows users to bypass security controls when accessing a program, computer, or netweork
the vulnerabilities of a computer criminal network that enables them to be tracked and caught
a weakness in a computer or network's security system that enables criminals to gain unauthorized access
In the case of system failure or the discovery of corrupted files, what do users do to the backed-up files when they bring the files to their original location on a computer?
They reset the files
The index the files
They restore the files
They resource the files
Which of the following terms is used to describe a program that hides in a computer and allows someone from a remote location to take full control of the computer?
a trojan horse
In order to safeguard your personal information, which of the following is recommended?
Fill out rebates and warranty forms completely to provide the manufacturer with as much information as possible in case you need to contact them
Clear your history file when you are finished browsing
Preprint your telephone number on your personal checks so business can reach you quickly if they determine a problem with your purchase.
Use shopping club and buying cards when shopping to remain anonymous
Which of the following refers to the right of individuals and companies to deny or restrict the collection and use of information about them?
Which of the following terms refers to someone who uses the internet or network to destroy or damage computers for political reasons?
What is the term for a website that uses encryption techniques to protect its data?
Which of the following is a duplicate of a file, program, or disk that can be used if the original is lost damaged, or destroyed?
Which of the following is a small test file that a web server stores on a users computer
Many websites, like that in the accompanying figure, require a user to enter a private combination of characters associated with a user name that allows access to certain computer resources. What is the term for this combination of characters?
Which of the following is a scam in which a perpetrator sends an official looking email that attempts to obtain a users personal and financial information?
Which kind of license is a legal agreement that permits users to install the software on multiple computers, usually at a volume discount?
Which of the following terms refers to someone who accesses a computer or network illegally with the intent of malicious action?
With which of the following do users choose which folders and files to include in a backup?
The term firewall is
the access point a hacker uses to intrude on a computer or network
a program that searches for cybercriminals by looking for patterns in attacks
hardware and/or software that protects a network's resources from intrusion
a virus that prevents the computer or network from accessing outside resources
Which of the following is someone who demands payment in order to stop an attack on an organizations technology infrastructure
Internet adverting firms often use which of the following to collect information about users web browsing habits?
Which of the following is any event or action that could cause a loss of or damage to computer hardware, software, data, information, or processing capability?
digital security risk
Which term is used to describe software used by cybercriminals?