Basic Computer Security

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 40

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Basic Computer Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    These guidelines only apply to you if you use a broadband connection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    How often should you check for new updates on your anti-virus software?
    • A. 

      Once a month

    • B. 

      Twice a year

    • C. 

      Once a week

    • D. 

      Never

  • 3. 
    When viruses send emails and make them look like they are coming from a different source, they are doing what is known as ___________.
    • A. 

      Deceiving

    • B. 

      Aloofing

    • C. 

      Cloning

    • D. 

      Spoofing

  • 4. 
    What is the safest way to deal with an email from someone you do not know?
    • A. 

      Open only if there are less than 3 attachments

    • B. 

      Delete it without looking at it

    • C. 

      Open only after consulting your mother

    • D. 

      Call 911

  • 5. 
    If you are not being notified by your vendor when new updates are available, you should:
    • A. 

      Send a complaint

    • B. 

      Report your vendor

    • C. 

      Periodically visit their support website and check for new updates

    • D. 

      Tell mom