Learn Others About Internet Security

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Internet Security Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is meant to test the knowledge of others about internet security.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Fill in  the blank with the best answer choice below. To protect yourself from identity theft, place a _________ on your credit reports.
    • A. 

      Fraud Alert

    • B. 

      Alert of Fraud

    • C. 

      Alert Fraud

  • 2. 
    When you know you are in danger of losing you're identity or have already lost your identity, you should-
    • A. 

      Report theft to Federal Trade Commission

    • B. 

      File a police report

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    One option you have when your identity has been stolen is to notify ____
    • A. 

      Federal Trade Commission

    • B. 

      FBI

    • C. 

      The White House

  • 4. 
    What should you do with an account that has been tampered with?
    • A. 

      Close it immediately

    • B. 

      Give out your password and email to someone you trust dearly

    • C. 

      all of the above

  • 5. 
    Which of the three choices below is the best decision to make when to protect your personal information in regarding your e-mail?
    • A. 

      Share information only with companies you know and trust.

    • B. 

      Give out all your information, it's always safe.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 6. 
    Sould you or should you not read the small print when signing a contract or agreeing to make a payment online?
    • A. 

      Definitely read EVERYTHING.

    • B. 

      Only sometimes, if you feel like it.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 7. 
    Never pay fo a _____ gift.
    • A. 

      Free

    • B. 

      Suspicious

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    When paying or ordering something through the internet. you should _________
    • A. 

      Take your time

    • B. 

      Hurry up and rush through the purchasing process

    • C. 

      Have someone else order the product

  • 9. 
    What is the term "Malware" short for?
    • A. 

      Malicious Spyware

    • B. 

      Spyware that is out to get you

    • C. 

      Malicious awareness

  • 10. 
    Choose the best answer below. If you think that there is even a slight possibility that Malware is on your computer, then you should:
    • A. 

      Stop shopping and other online activities that requires any personal information.

    • B. 

      Report your problem

    • C. 

      Go on as you usually do.

  • 11. 
    Choose the best answer below. If you suspect that there is a slight possibility that you may have Malware on your computer ______ 
    • A. 

      Confirm that your security software is up-to-date

    • B. 

      Go on as you usually do.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    When dealing with Malware, you may want to run a second _______
    • A. 

      Anti-virus program

    • B. 

      Or an anti-spyware program

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    If you ignore the fact that you have malware, you could possibly -- 
    • A. 

      Have an infected computer

    • B. 

      Have your power/electricity in your house go down

    • C. 

      Have nothing wrong with your computer

  • 14. 
    Phishing is a _____
  • 15. 
    To avoid Phishing, you should _____
    • A. 

      Avoid opening pop-ups.

    • B. 

      Reply to pop-ups

    • C. 

      Undecided

  • 16. 
    To avoid Phishing--
    • A. 

      Use anti-spyware software

    • B. 

      Use a different computer

    • C. 

      All of the Above

  • 17. 
    To lower your risks of spyware infectiions---
    • A. 

      Don't click on links inside pop-ups

    • B. 

      Use a new computer

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    To lower your risks of spyware infections--
    • A. 

      Use anti-virus software

    • B. 

      Use a new computer

    • C. 

      All of the above