Internet Security Quiz: Awareness Test!

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Internet Security Quiz: Awareness Test!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This technique tries to take information from the user, but the user actively gave the information. Common things taken are credit cards, usernames, passwords, and home addresses.
    • A. 

      Phishing

    • B. 

      Scam

    • C. 

      Spyware

    • D. 

      Fishing

  • 2. 
    How would you be able to protect yourself from phishing?
    • A. 

      Call your local fish store.

    • B. 

      Get an Anit-Virus Program

    • C. 

      Change Passwords Every 4-6 months

    • D. 

      B&C

  • 3. 
    What clue is certain that you may have spyware on your computer which can cause your performance of the computer to be slower due to many?
    • A. 

      Malware

    • B. 

      Trojans

    • C. 

      Popups

    • D. 

      I don't know.

  • 4. 
    How does spyware infect a computer?
    • A. 

      Popups

    • B. 

      Theft of Personal Info

    • C. 

      Recording Web Info

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    How does identity theft cause problems for online users?
    • A. 

      Steals social security

    • B. 

      Locates where you live and all information

    • C. 

      Steals bank information

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Why is identity theft  something hackers usually go for?
    • A. 

      Personal Information

    • B. 

      Being able to have another name.

    • C. 

      Send them emails.

    • D. 

      Take their victim's address for future use.

  • 7. 
    Josh has been messaging a stranger online. They have been talking for a couple of weeks now, and the stranger want's Josh's email. Trusting him, Josh gives his email to the stranger. After, the stranger cuts off all conversations between Josh, and Josh sees that he has thousands of emails in his inbox from different companies, people, and junk. What is the thousands of emails ,because of the messaging, a form of what? The stranger's name is Kevin.
    • A. 

      Spam through talking

    • B. 

      Spam through messaging

    • C. 

      Spam through email

    • D. 

      Theft

  • 8. 
    Spam causes emails to be victims of tons and tons of junk mail. With that said, that is spam through email. How are there other ways spam can give tons and tons of junk?
    • A. 

      Spam through forums

    • B. 

      Spam through messaging

    • C. 

      Spam through online gaming

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 9. 
    This type of software is on computers and collects small pieces of information from users. It is also difficult to detect, what is it?
    • A. 

      Spam

    • B. 

      Malware

    • C. 

      Phishing

    • D. 

      Spyware

  • 10. 
    Many malware programs gather information that leads to loss of privacy. How can you generally be protected from this?
    • A. 

      Close window

    • B. 

      Never use your computer

    • C. 

      Anti-Virus Program

    • D. 

      Turn Off Computer