How Aware Are You About Phishing?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It's safe to click on any link in an email that asks for your personal information. (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Phishing tricks attempt to try and steal what kind of information?
    • A. 

      PIN numbers

    • B. 

      Social Security Numbers

    • C. 

      Bank Account Numbers

    • D. 

      Mother’s maiden name

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Phone

    • B. 

      Mail

    • C. 

      E-mail

    • D. 

      Text message

    • E. 

      Both A and C

  • 4. 
    Legitimate companies would not contact you by phone or email without any prior notice. (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    3.2 million people fell victim to phishing attempts last year. (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Social networking sites are safe from phishing. (True or False)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      10-15 year olds

    • B. 

      18-29 year olds

    • C. 

      25-36 year olds

    • D. 

      35-50 year olds

    • E. 

      60+ year olds

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Using real names on social networking sites.

    • B. 

      Using social security numbers for online job applications.

    • C. 

      Participating in chatrooms.

    • D. 

      Responding to Phishing attempts

    • E. 

      None, all the above are ways teens compromise their security

  • 9. 
    What is the best way to prevent phishing from being successful?
    • A. 

      Don't let children or teens go online.

    • B. 

      Educate people about phishing.

    • C. 

      Send an email back with false information.

    • D. 

      Phishing will go away on its own.

  • 10. 
    Spam filters can be used to filter out emails from questionable email addresses. How do criminals get pass this problem?
    • A. 

      Spoofing

    • B. 

      Creating email accounts with reputable providers

    • C. 

      Hack on to a third party email

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above