How Internet Security Fights Off PC Invaders

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How Internet Security Fights Off PC Invaders


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is a virus?
    • A. 

      A typically small piece of software that is attached onto other programs

    • B. 

      Usually a large program that infects every part of your computer

    • C. 

      A single file that is downloaded and does not spread

  • 2. 
    What ways are viruses transported?
    • A. 

      E-mail

    • B. 

      Music downloads

    • C. 

      Cookies

    • D. 

      Dirty hands

  • 3. 
    A Trojan Horse is a type of virus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What does a computer Worm do?
    • A. 

      It uses computer networks and security holes to replicate itself

    • B. 

      It is an actual worm that can get inside a computer and ruin the hardware

    • C. 

      A virus that looks like a worm and "eats" your software

  • 5. 
    The way a virus travels through your e-mail is by an Attachment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What yead did the ILOVEYOU virus appear?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2010

  • 7. 
    A firewall is considered a Antivirus Software
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is one way a hacker can break into your PC?
    • A. 

      A hacker will locate your IP address and target low security computers

    • B. 

      The will take a picture of your computer and use that to access it later on

    • C. 

      They will search for the highest security computer, and try to access it.

  • 9. 
    What choice(s) are the key targets for computer hackers
    • A. 

      Computers that have not been updates

    • B. 

      Computers with old software on it

    • C. 

      Computers lacking in virus protection

  • 10. 
    Their is only 1 kind of anti-virus available to the public.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    All legitamate virus protection costs money
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The best way to avoid viruses in e-mails is to not open up junk mail, and to avoid suspicious e-mail senders or subjects.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Why is all of this important for digital artists?
    • A. 

      Viruses can damage software.

    • B. 

      Viruses can corrupt files in your computer and destroy important documents.

    • C. 

      Viruses can infect important OS files that shut down computers.