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  • 1. 

    Ghostery blocks which of the following:

    • A.

      Hackers

    • B.

      HTML

    • C.

      Javascript

    • D.

      Websites

    Correct Answer
    C. Javascript
    Explanation
    Ghostery is a browser extension that is designed to enhance privacy and security by blocking various types of trackers on websites. One of the main types of trackers that Ghostery blocks is JavaScript. JavaScript is a programming language commonly used on websites to add interactivity and dynamic content. By blocking JavaScript, Ghostery can prevent certain tracking scripts from running, thereby protecting user privacy and preventing unwanted data collection.

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  • 2. 

    To find reports on gang tattoos from official US government websites, which of the following searches would apply:

    • A.

      Site:gov ext:pdf gang tattoos

    • B.

      Gang tattoos site:gov filetype:pdf

    • C.

      Gang ext:pdf site:gov tattoos

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above searches would apply to find reports on gang tattoos from official US government websites. By using the "site:gov" operator, we are specifying that we want results only from government websites. The "ext:pdf" operator helps in searching for PDF files specifically, which are commonly used for official reports. And by including the keywords "gang tattoos" in the search query, we are narrowing down the results to specifically find reports on gang tattoos from government websites in PDF format.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following Facebook URLs will bring back a search for photos in Atlanta posted on July 4, 2018?

    • A.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/107991659233606/photos-in/25/dec/2008/date-3/photos/intersect

    • B.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/107991659233606/photos-in/4/jul/2018/date-3/photos/intersect

    • C.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/str/atlanta/stories-keyword/4/jul/2018/date-3/stories/intersect

    • D.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/4/photos-of/jul/2018/date-2/photos/intersect

    Correct Answer
    B. Https://www.facebook.com/search/107991659233606/photos-in/4/jul/2018/date-3/photos/intersect
    Explanation
    The correct answer is https://www.facebook.com/search/107991659233606/photos-in/4/jul/2018/date-3/photos/intersect. This URL includes the specific search parameters for photos in Atlanta posted on July 4, 2018. The "photos-in" indicates that the search is for photos in a specific location, "4/jul/2018" specifies the date as July 4, 2018, and "date-3" indicates a search for photos posted on that specific date. The "intersect" at the end of the URL suggests that the search results will show photos that meet all of the specified criteria.

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  • 4. 

    The metadata in an image is called EXIF

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    EXIF stands for Exchangeable Image File Format, which is a standard format that specifies the metadata that can be embedded in an image file. This metadata includes information such as camera settings, date and time of capture, GPS coordinates, and other details about the image. Therefore, the statement that the metadata in an image is called EXIF is true.

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  • 5. 

    "Dark web" websites on TOR must end with:

    • A.

      .com

    • B.

      .ru

    • C.

      .onion

    • D.

      .info

    Correct Answer
    C. .onion
    Explanation
    Dark web websites on TOR must end with .onion because .onion is a special top-level domain that can only be accessed through the TOR network. The TOR network is an anonymous network that allows users to browse the internet privately and securely. The .onion domain is used to designate websites that are hosted on the TOR network and cannot be accessed through regular web browsers. This domain ensures that the websites on the dark web remain hidden and anonymous.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following are valid ways to search for location in Twitter? (Check all that apply)

    • A.

      Near:McDonough

    • B.

      Near:Atlanta within:2mi

    • C.

      30253 within:2mi

    • D.

      Geocode:33.443931,-84.137427,.5mi

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Near:McDonough
    B. Near:Atlanta within:2mi
    D. Geocode:33.443931,-84.137427,.5mi
    Explanation
    The given answer is correct because it includes all the valid ways to search for location in Twitter. "near:McDonough" and "near:Atlanta within:2mi" are valid search queries that allow users to find tweets from a specific location or within a certain radius of a location. "geocode:33.443931,-84.137427,.5mi" is also a valid search query that allows users to search for tweets near a specific latitude and longitude coordinates within a specified radius. Therefore, all the options mentioned in the answer are valid ways to search for location in Twitter.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following can change an IP address?

    • A.

      ViewDNS.info

    • B.

      Whois

    • C.

      Twitter

    • D.

      VPN

    Correct Answer
    D. VPN
    Explanation
    A VPN (Virtual Private Network) can change an IP address. A VPN creates a secure and encrypted connection between a device and a remote server, allowing the user to browse the internet using the server's IP address instead of their own. This effectively changes the IP address and provides anonymity and privacy online.

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  • 8. 

    What keyword indicates "OR" in the URL of a Facebook search?

    • A.

      Intersect

    • B.

      Union

    • C.

      Onion

    • D.

      Intercept

    Correct Answer
    B. Union
    Explanation
    The keyword "union" indicates "OR" in the URL of a Facebook search. When using the "union" keyword, the search results will include either one term or the other, allowing for a broader search and the possibility of finding more relevant content.

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  • 9. 

    Which Facebook search looks for Christmas or Halloween photos?

    • A.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/str/christmas/stories-keyword/str/halloween/stories-keyword/union

    • B.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/str/christmas+halloween/videos-keyword/

    • C.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/str/christmas+halloween/users-named

    • D.

      Https://www.facebook.com/search/str/christmas/photos-keyword/str/halloween/photos-keyword/union

    Correct Answer
    D. Https://www.facebook.com/search/str/christmas/photos-keyword/str/halloween/photos-keyword/union
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "https://www.facebook.com/search/str/christmas/photos-keyword/str/halloween/photos-keyword/union". This is the correct answer because it includes both "christmas" and "halloween" in the search query, specifically looking for photos related to both holidays. The "photos-keyword" parameter indicates that the search is focused on photos, and the "union" parameter suggests that the search is looking for results that include both "christmas" and "halloween".

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  • 10. 

    The keyword "geocode" will:

    • A.

      Search specific locations in Instagram

    • B.

      Search specific locations in Twitter

    • C.

      Search specific locations in Reddit

    • D.

      Search for photos in Twitter

    Correct Answer
    B. Search specific locations in Twitter
    Explanation
    The keyword "geocode" is used to search specific locations in Twitter. By using this keyword, users can search for tweets or posts that are tagged with specific geographic coordinates or within a certain radius of a location. This allows users to find tweets related to specific places or events happening in certain areas.

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  • 11. 

    FOCA looks for metadata in images and files, such as Microsoft Office documents and PDFs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    FOCA, which stands for Fingerprinting Organizations with Collected Archives, is a tool used for metadata analysis. It searches for metadata in various types of files, including images, Microsoft Office documents, and PDFs. Therefore, the statement "FOCA looks for metadata in images and files, such as Microsoft Office documents and PDFs" is true.

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  • 12. 

    Tweetdeck does which of the following:

    • A.

      Monitors live twitter accounts and searches

    • B.

      Maps twitter users

    • C.

      Monitors reddit

    • D.

      Deletes content on Facebook

    Correct Answer
    A. Monitors live twitter accounts and searches
    Explanation
    Tweetdeck is a social media management tool that allows users to monitor and manage multiple Twitter accounts and searches in real-time. It provides a dashboard where users can view and track tweets, mentions, hashtags, and other activities related to their Twitter accounts. Therefore, the correct answer is "Monitors live twitter accounts and searches."

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  • 13. 

    Removing the "r" on any reddit URL and replacing it with a "c" will load "ceddit" and potentially reveal deleted content.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because replacing the "r" in any Reddit URL with a "c" will indeed load "ceddit", a website that allows users to view deleted content on Reddit. This can be useful for uncovering information that was removed or hidden by moderators or users.

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  • 14. 

    Tweetbeaver does which of the following: (check all that apply)

    • A.

      Downloads a user's timeline

    • B.

      Check if two accounts follow each other

    • C.

      Find conversations between two users

    • D.

      Find common friends of two accounts

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Downloads a user's timeline
    B. Check if two accounts follow each other
    C. Find conversations between two users
    D. Find common friends of two accounts
    Explanation
    The correct answer is: Downloads a user's timeline, Check if two accounts follow each other, Find conversations between two users, Find common friends of two accounts.

    Tweetbeaver is a tool or application that is capable of performing multiple tasks related to Twitter. It can download a user's timeline, allowing users to access and view their own or others' tweets in chronological order. It can also check if two accounts follow each other, providing information on the mutual following between two users. Additionally, Tweetbeaver can find conversations between two users, facilitating the discovery of interactions and discussions between specific individuals. Finally, it can find common friends of two accounts, identifying the Twitter users that both accounts follow.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following is a Youtube channel?

    • A.

      Https://www.youtube.com/user/bbcnews

    • B.

      Https://www.youtube.com/user/alyankovic

    • C.

      Https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDBrVr0ttWpoRY-_yZajp2Q

    • D.

      Https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9qYF9DZPdw

    Correct Answer
    C. Https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDBrVr0ttWpoRY-_yZajp2Q
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDBrVr0ttWpoRY-_yZajp2Q". This is a valid Youtube channel URL as it follows the standard format of a Youtube channel link. The URL contains the "channel" keyword followed by a unique identifier (UCDBrVr0ttWpoRY-_yZajp2Q) for the specific channel.

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  • 16. 

    Bignox.com is an app for your desktop or laptop that will act like an android phone, allowing the download of android apps, such as Facebook Messenger, Snapchat and Whatsapp.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because Bignox.com is indeed an app for desktop or laptop that functions like an android phone. It enables users to download and use android apps such as Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, and Whatsapp on their computers.

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  • 17. 

    Which of the following websites will show the fingerprint/footprint of your browser?

    • A.

      Browserleaks.com

    • B.

      Is.gd

    • C.

      Geocreepy.com

    • D.

      Reddit.com

    Correct Answer
    A. Browserleaks.com
    Explanation
    Browserleaks.com is the correct answer because it is a website specifically designed to show the fingerprint or footprint of a browser. It provides information about various aspects of the browser, such as the user agent, screen resolution, installed plugins, and other details that can be used to uniquely identify a browser and track its activities. The other websites listed do not specialize in displaying browser fingerprints or footprints.

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  • 18. 

    Which of the following websites can be checked to identify whether a website has been know to harbor malware?

    • A.

      Safeweb.Norton.com

    • B.

      Browserleaks.com

    • C.

      Ceddit.com

    • D.

      ViewDNS.info

    Correct Answer
    A. Safeweb.Norton.com
    Explanation
    Safeweb.Norton.com can be checked to identify whether a website has been known to harbor malware. Norton Safe Web is a website reputation service that scans websites and reports if they are safe or not. It analyzes websites for any malicious code or suspicious activities and provides users with a safety rating. By checking a website on Safeweb.Norton.com, users can determine if the website has a history of hosting malware or if it is safe to visit.

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  • 19. 

    Which of the following can be useful when searching for email addresses?

    • A.

      Facebook Messenger

    • B.

      Haveibeenpwned.com

    • C.

      ViewDNS.info

    • D.

      Spyonweb.com

    • E.

      Pgp.key-server.io

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Facebook Messenger
    B. Haveibeenpwned.com
    C. ViewDNS.info
    E. Pgp.key-server.io
    Explanation
    Facebook Messenger, haveibeenpwned.com, ViewDNS.info, and pgp.key-server.io can all be useful when searching for email addresses. Facebook Messenger can be used to search for email addresses of people you are connected with on the platform. haveibeenpwned.com is a website that allows you to check if your email address has been compromised in a data breach. ViewDNS.info is a website that provides various tools for DNS lookup, including searching for email addresses associated with a domain. pgp.key-server.io is a key server that can be used to search for public PGP keys, which often include email addresses.

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  • 20. 

    Geocreepy.com lets you download a tool that will:

    • A.

      Map a twitter user's locations

    • B.

      Delete a twitter account

    • C.

      Hack a twitter account

    • D.

      Delete a Facebook account

    Correct Answer
    A. Map a twitter user's locations
    Explanation
    Geocreepy.com provides a tool that allows users to map the locations of Twitter users. This tool enables users to track the geographical locations from where tweets are being posted. It does not involve deleting or hacking Twitter or Facebook accounts, as mentioned in the other options.

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  • 21. 

    When working at home, always use:

    • A.

      Your cable network

    • B.

      Proper headgear

    • C.

      A VPN or mobile network

    • D.

      An apron

    Correct Answer
    C. A VPN or mobile network
    Explanation
    When working at home, it is important to use a VPN or mobile network. This is because a VPN (Virtual Private Network) provides a secure connection between your device and the internet, encrypting your data and protecting it from potential hackers or unauthorized access. A mobile network can also be a good option as it provides a secure connection through cellular data. Both options ensure that your online activities and sensitive information are kept safe and private while working remotely.

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  • 22. 

    Site:gov OR site:edu

    • A.

      Brings results from any government website, worldwide

    • B.

      Brings results from government or educational websites in the United States

    • C.

      Brings results in Microsoft Office documents

    • D.

      Brings results in English language only

    Correct Answer
    B. Brings results from government or educational websites in the United States
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Brings results from government or educational websites in the United States." The query "site:gov OR site:edu" is a search operator that is used to specify that the search results should come from either government websites (denoted by .gov domain) or educational websites (denoted by .edu domain). This means that the search results will only include websites from these specific categories in the United States.

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  • 23. 

    To remove as much of my info as possible from the internet, it would be wise to use:

    • A.

      The.osint.ninja/optoutdoc

    • B.

      Learnallthethings.net/blog/2018/1/23/opting-out-like-a-boss-the-osint-way

    • C.

      Stopdatamining.me/opt-out-list/

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because all three options mentioned (the.osint.ninja/optoutdoc, learnallthethings.net/blog/2018/1/23/opting-out-like-a-boss-the-osint-way, stopdatamining.me/opt-out-list/) provide resources or information on how to remove personal information from the internet. By using all of these sources, one can gather comprehensive knowledge and guidance on the process of opting out and minimizing their online presence.

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  • 24. 

    The Chrome addon called "Helper Tools for Instagram" does which of the following:

    • A.

      Downloads an Instagram user's friends' list, Shows their Instagram ID number and compares friends' lists with other users

    • B.

      Shows deleted content on an Instagram page

    • C.

      Downloads a Facebook page

    • D.

      Opens a private Instagram account

    Correct Answer
    A. Downloads an Instagram user's friends' list, Shows their Instagram ID number and compares friends' lists with other users
    Explanation
    The Chrome addon called "Helper Tools for Instagram" allows users to download an Instagram user's friends' list, view their Instagram ID number, and compare friends' lists with other users. It does not show deleted content on an Instagram page, download a Facebook page, or open a private Instagram account.

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  • 25. 

    Redditinvestigator.com will show where a reddit user has been publicly active on the site (which subreddits), as well as when they joined and the reddit account ID.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. Redditinvestigator.com is a website that provides information about a Reddit user's activity on the site. It shows the subreddits they have been active in, their account ID, and the date they joined Reddit. This tool can be useful for investigating a user's history and interests on the platform.

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  • 26. 

    Which of the following tools can be used without needing a Twitter account?

    • A.

      Tinfoleaks.com and Geocreepy.com

    • B.

      Geocreepy.com and Socialbearing.com

    • C.

      Socialbearing.com and Tinfoleaks.com

    • D.

      Tinfoleaks.com, Socialbearing.com and Geocreepy.com

    Correct Answer
    C. Socialbearing.com and Tinfoleaks.com
    Explanation
    Socialbearing.com and Tinfoleaks.com can be used without needing a Twitter account because these tools provide functionalities that do not require user authentication or access to personal Twitter data. Users can utilize these tools to analyze and monitor Twitter data, track hashtags, keywords, and trends, and gather insights without the need to log in or have a Twitter account.

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  • 27. 

    Tinfoleaks can expose:

    • A.

      Geocoordinates of a located tweet

    • B.

      Twitter ID number

    • C.

      Apps used to tweet

    • D.

      Facebook ID number

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Geocoordinates of a located tweet
    B. Twitter ID number
    C. Apps used to tweet
    Explanation
    Tinfoleaks is a tool that can reveal various information about a located tweet. It can expose the geocoordinates of the tweet, allowing users to determine the exact location from where the tweet was posted. Additionally, Tinfoleaks can also provide the Twitter ID number, which is a unique identifier for a user on Twitter. Lastly, it can disclose the apps that were used to send the tweet, giving insights into the platform or software used by the user.

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  • 28. 

    Which of the following email services does not need an account?

    • A.

      Gmail

    • B.

      Mail.com

    • C.

      ProtonVPN

    • D.

      Mailinator.com

    Correct Answer
    D. Mailinator.com
    Explanation
    Mailinator.com does not require an account because it is a temporary email service that allows users to create disposable email addresses for receiving emails. Users can access any email sent to the temporary address without needing to sign up or provide personal information. This service is commonly used for situations where users want to protect their privacy or avoid spam emails.

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  • 29. 

    URLCanary creates a link designed to be shared to identify:

    • A.

      A digital fingerprint/footprint, including the IP address

    • B.

      A facebook account

    • C.

      Private instagram accounts

    • D.

      An email address

    Correct Answer
    A. A digital fingerprint/footprint, including the IP address
    Explanation
    URLCanary creates a link that is intended to be shared in order to track and identify a digital fingerprint or footprint, which includes the IP address. This means that when the link is clicked or accessed, URLCanary can collect information about the user's online activities and identify their unique digital identity, including their IP address. It does not specifically identify a Facebook account, private Instagram accounts, or an email address.

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  • 30. 

    Which of the following websites will identify popular and trending mobile apps?

    • A.

      Bignox.com

    • B.

      Applyzer.com

    • C.

      Alexa.com

    • D.

      Google.com

    Correct Answer
    B. Applyzer.com
    Explanation
    Applyzer.com is the correct answer because it is a website that provides insights and data on mobile app analytics, including information on popular and trending mobile apps. It allows users to track app performance, rankings, and market trends, making it a valuable resource for identifying popular and trending mobile apps.

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  • 31. 

    Chrome IG Story allows Instagram stories to be viewed anonymously.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Chrome IG Story is a browser extension that enables users to view Instagram stories anonymously. This means that users can watch Instagram stories without the account owner knowing that they have viewed it. By using this extension, users can maintain their privacy while still being able to view the stories of others on Instagram.

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