Quiz On Malware! Trivia

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Quiz On Malware! Trivia


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An independent self-replicating program that spreads from computer to computer.
    • A. 

      Trojan Horse

    • B. 

      Worm

    • C. 

      Spyware

    • D. 

      Virus

  • 2. 
    Malware Disguised as a legitimate file or program in order to trick users into downloading and opening it.
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Trojan Horse

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Backdoor

  • 3. 
    Software designed to hide or cover-up processes and programs in order to avoid detection and deletion by users or antivirus programs.
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Trojan Horse

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Rootkit

  • 4. 
    Malware used to gather information from a computer without the user's knowledge.
    • A. 

      Adware

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Worm

  • 5. 
    A type of spyware that generates "pop-ups."
    • A. 

      Adware

    • B. 

      Spyware

    • C. 

      Rootkit

    • D. 

      Backdoor

  • 6. 
    A type of malware that causes damage to a computer by attaching itself to a legitimate file or program to avoid detection.
    • A. 

      Worm

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Trojan Horse

    • D. 

      Keylogger

  • 7. 
    A breach or violation in a computer's security created by malware which allows a hacker access to the computer.
    • A. 

      Backdoor

    • B. 

      Virus

    • C. 

      Worm

    • D. 

      Keylogger

  • 8. 
    Any method of using deceit to gain a person's account login information.
    • A. 

      Keylogger

    • B. 

      Pharming

    • C. 

      Phishing

    • D. 

      Backdoor

  • 9. 
    A software program or hardware device that records all keystrokes on a computer keyboard, used either overtly as a surveillance tool or covertly as spyware.
    • A. 

      Pharming

    • B. 

      Phishing

    • C. 

      Keylogger

    • D. 

      Rootkit

  • 10. 
    Software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
    • A. 

      Virus

    • B. 

      Malware

    • C. 

      Trojan Cow

    • D. 

      Worm

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