Malware Quiz

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Test your knowledge on malware.
Ashley Middleton
Quiz by Ashley Middleton, updated more than 1 year ago More Less
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Question 1

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This ad is likely to contain a virus
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 2

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This email looks legitimate and does not contain a virus.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 3

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What is Malware short for?
Answer
  • Malicious Software
  • Malleable Software
  • Maltreatment Software

Question 4

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Which is the most common malware virus?
Answer
  • Worm
  • Trojan Horses
  • Spyware

Question 5

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What is a Trojan horse virus?
Answer
  • a computer program that records every keystroke made by a computer user.
  • a piece of software that looks like it is doing what the user thought, but in reality it is malware designed to infect the user's PC.
  • a software that replicates its self to spread to other computers.

Question 6

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Malware is a malicious software, such as a virus, which is specifically designed to disrupt or damage a computer system. True or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Which of these are types of malware? Check all which apply
Answer
  • Trojan
  • Worm
  • Writable
  • Spyware
  • Adware
  • Browser hijacking software

Question 8

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True or false- Malware can be installed without your knowledge.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Which of the options are symptoms of malware?
Answer
  • Browser Crashing
  • Random pop-ups
  • Poor System performance
  • Keys breaking on keyboard
  • Broken speakers

Question 10

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According to most definitions, a virus must have which of the following traits?
Answer
  • Must cause damage to the infected system
  • Only run on Windows systems
  • Be detectable

Question 11

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What does a keylogger virus do?
Answer
  • Detects and logs every keystroke made by the user
  • Stop the keys working on the users keyboard
  • Make the 'sticky keys' pop up occur on the screen randomly.
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