Can You Pass This Malware Quiz?

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Hello there! How much knowledge do you have about malware? Can you pass this malware quiz that we have designed below? Check it out and see if you're able to pass this test or not. Malware, as we know, is a file or code that is typically delivered over a network, and is designed to infect, explore, steal, or conduct virtually any behavior that the attacker wants. Try this quiz and we'll see what else you know about malware. So, are you ready? Let's get started then!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name the malicious program that cannot do anything until actions are taken to activate the file attached by the malware. 
    • A. 

      Trojan Horse

    • B. 

      Worm

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Bots

  • 2. 
    Which of these methods is NOT a sufficient way to prevent malware attacks?
    • A. 

      Using and updating legitimate security software and performing daily scans.

    • B. 

      Having your firewall on.

    • C. 

      Never use an electronic device.

    • D. 

      All of them

  • 3. 
    Worms can spread and harm independently. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    When you pay the creator of the ransomware that currently infects your computer you are guaranteed to get your computer back. State true or false. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which option below is a sign that suggests the email you received from your bank is possibly forged and an attempt at phishing?
    • A. 

      The domain name of the email sender corresponds with the bank name. (e.g. td bank: [email protected])

    • B. 

      URL of the bank provided in the email.

    • C. 

      The email contains spelling and grammar mistakes.

    • D. 

      You see your full name and your postal address in the email, information you provided when you registered for your online banking account 2 years ago.

  • 6. 
    Websites use _________ to verify users as human and prevent malicious bot attacks. 
    • A. 

      Cookies

    • B. 

      CAPTCHA

    • C. 

      Urls

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 7. 
    What do we call an attack that focuses on capturing small packets from the network transmitted by other computers and reading the data content in search of any type of information? 
    • A. 

      Phishing 

    • B. 

      Eavesdropping

    • C. 

      Scams 

    • D. 

      Exploits

  • 8. 
    Name the malicious program that cannot do anything until actions are taken to activate the file attached by the malware. 
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Trojan Horse

    • D. 

      Phishing

  • 9. 
    The form of online fraud similar to phishing that redirects victims to the fake website instead of baiting through an email or a link is called         
    • A. 

      Phishing

    • B. 

      Pharming

    • C. 

      Scamming 

    • D. 

      Exploiting 

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