This Quiz Has Some Interesting Facts In Store Regarding Cyber Cime

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This Quiz Has Some Interesting Facts In Store Regarding Cyber Cime - Quiz

Cybercrime, or computer crime, is a crime that involves a computer and a network. The computer may have been used in the commission of a crime, or it may be the target.
This is a quiz that test you about your knowledge about cybercrime and the different types of cybercrime.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Computer hacking is the practice of modifying computer software and hardware to accomplish a goal outside of the creator's original purpose.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Computer hacking involves making changes to computer software and hardware in order to achieve objectives that were not intended by the original creator. This can include activities such as gaining unauthorized access to systems, stealing information, or causing damage. Therefore, the statement "Computer hacking is the practice of modifying computer software and hardware to accomplish a goal outside of the creator's original purpose" is correct.

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  • 2. 

    Identity Theft is not a growing problem in the United States.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Identity theft is a growing problem in the United States. This crime involves stealing someone's personal information, such as their name, Social Security number, or financial details, to commit fraud or other illegal activities. The advancement of technology and the increasing use of the internet have made it easier for criminals to access and misuse personal information. Additionally, the increasing number of data breaches and hacking incidents has contributed to the rise in identity theft cases. Therefore, the statement that identity theft is not a growing problem in the United States is false.

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  • 3. 

    Kids that have gone missing had the consent of their parents.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The given statement states that the kids that have gone missing had the consent of their parents. The correct answer is "No" because it contradicts the common understanding that when a child goes missing, it is usually against the will and consent of their parents. The answer suggests that the statement is false and that the parents did not give consent for their children to go missing.

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  • 4. 

    Spam is junk mail, sent indiscriminately for the purpose of selling goods or services and can also include punishing attempts and virus infections.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement accurately defines spam as junk mail sent without discrimination for the purpose of selling goods or services. It also acknowledges that spam can include malicious attempts to harm or infect computers with viruses. Therefore, the correct answer is true.

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  • 5. 

    Cyberstalking can only be done online.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    Cyberstalking refers to the act of harassing, threatening, or intimidating someone using digital communication tools such as emails, social media, or instant messaging. However, it is not limited to online platforms only. Cyberstalkers can also use offline methods such as phone calls, text messages, or even physical stalking. Therefore, cyberstalking can occur both online and offline, making the statement "Cyberstalking can only be done online" incorrect.

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  • 6. 

    There is only one way to hack into someone's computer and their data.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "There is only one way to hack into someone's computer and their data" is incorrect. Hacking can be done through various methods such as phishing, malware, social engineering, or exploiting vulnerabilities in the system. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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  • 7. 

    Common cases of cybercrime include fraud, misuse of devices, hacking, identity theft, and cyberstalking.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. Common cases of cybercrime indeed include fraud, misuse of devices, hacking, identity theft, and cyberstalking. These activities involve illegal or unauthorized access to computer systems, personal information, or online accounts for various malicious purposes. Cybercriminals exploit vulnerabilities in technology and networks to carry out these crimes, causing financial loss, privacy breaches, and emotional distress to individuals and organizations. It is essential to be aware of these risks and take necessary precautions to protect oneself from becoming a victim of cybercrime.

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  • 8. 

    When preventing your child to go missing, you have to know what social networks your child is in only.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because preventing a child from going missing involves more than just knowing what social networks they are on. It also includes educating them about online safety, setting privacy settings, monitoring their online activities, and having open communication about potential dangers. Simply knowing the social networks they are on is not sufficient to prevent them from going missing.

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  • 9. 

    Cyberstalking and harassment is most commonly done while on a computer, but it can also happen in real life.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Cyberstalking and harassment can occur both online and offline, making the statement "Cyberstalking and harassment is most commonly done while on a computer, but it can also happen in real life" correct. While the term "cyber" implies that these actions primarily occur in the digital realm, it is important to recognize that individuals can also be stalked or harassed in person. This can involve physical following, unwanted contact, or other forms of intimidation or abuse. Therefore, the answer "Yes" is appropriate.

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