Internet Security Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 32

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Internet Security Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is meant to test your knowledge on phishing, spyware, malware, identity theft and spam/email scams.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is "malware" short for?
    • A. 

      Mallaible Software

    • B. 

      Malicious Software

    • C. 

      Malfuction Software

    • D. 

      Magic Software

  • 2. 
    If you suspect Malware is on your computer, which should you stop doing?
    • A. 

      Banking using passwords

    • B. 

      Change your password on your email account

    • C. 

      Sending credit card information

    • D. 

      Download new software

  • 3. 
    Computers may be infected by malware if they:
    • A. 

      Slow down when logging on

    • B. 

      Malfunction or glitch

    • C. 

      Won't shut down or restart

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 4. 
    Of these four choices, which can lower your risk of spyware infection?
    • A. 

      Ignore the warning or caution popup

    • B. 

      Send a complaint to the computer company

    • C. 

      Update your operating system and Web broswer software

    • D. 

      Just randomly spaz out and click everywhere

  • 5. 
    Phishing is a:
    • A. 

      Scam

    • B. 

      Software

    • C. 

      Broswer

    • D. 

      Online game

  • 6. 
    All of the choices below are what steps you can take to avoid getting hooked, which is NOT a way to get hooked?
    • A. 

      Don't reply to foreign emails or popups

    • B. 

      Use anit-virus software

    • C. 

      Don't email personal or finactial information

    • D. 

      Forward unknown emails to your friends as a chain letter

  • 7. 
    If you get an email or pop-up message that asks for personal or financial information you should:
    • A. 

      Not reply

    • B. 

      Click it

    • C. 

      Fill it out

    • D. 

      Send it to your friends

  • 8. 
    If you do happen to get a virus on your computer, you should: 
    • A. 

      Get anit-virus software

    • B. 

      Stop using the computer

    • C. 

      Stop going to any site that uses passwords

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Review credit card and bank account statements as soon as you receive them to:
    • A. 

      Check for misspelling or grammar mistakes

    • B. 

      Check for unauthorized charges

    • C. 

      Check for updates

    • D. 

      Check for expiration dates

  • 10. 
    If you are a victim of Identity Theft you should:
    • A. 

      File a report with the police

    • B. 

      Report to the FBI

    • C. 

      Ask your friend for help

    • D. 

      Talk to your teacher about it