Security Quiz #1

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Security Quiz #1

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    You receive an e-mail with an attachment from "I.T. Security." The e-mail says that your computer has been infected with a virus and you need to open the attachment and follow the directions to get rid of the virus. What should you do? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Follow the instructions ASAP to avoid the virus

    • B. 

      Open the e-mail attachment to see what it says.

    • C. 

      Reply to the sender and say "take me off this list".

    • D. 

      Delete the message from the unknown source.

    • E. 

      Contact the IT Help Desk and ask about the email.

  • 2. 
    Your sister sends you an e-mail at work with a screen saver she says you would love. What should you do? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Download it onto your computer, since it's from a trusted source.

    • B. 

      Forward the message to other friends to share it.

    • C. 

      Call IT and ask them to help install it for you

    • D. 

      Delete the message.

  • 3. 
    The mouse on your computer screen starts to move around on its own and click on things on your desktop. What do you do? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Call your co-workers over so they can see.

    • B. 

      Contact the IT Helpdesk immediately.

    • C. 

      Unplug your mouse.

    • D. 

      Turn your computer off.

    • E. 

      Run anti-virus.

    • F. 

      All of the above.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is a good way to create a password? (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Your children's or pet's names

    • B. 

      Using look-alike substitutions of numbers or symbols

    • C. 

      A combination of upper and lowercase letters mixed with numbers and symbols

    • D. 

      Using common names or words from the dictionary

    • E. 

      Using a password generator

    • F. 

      Using letters, numbers, specal characters and recording it on a sticky note attached to your monitor

  • 5. 
    Which of the following would be the best password?
    • A. 

      MySecret

    • B. 

      Iw2c^tILV

    • C. 

      Abc123

    • D. 

      Keyboard

    • E. 

      George1234

  • 6. 
    What is the most common delivery method for viruses?
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Instant Message

    • C. 

      Internet download

    • D. 

      Portable media

  • 7. 
    When receiving an email from an unknown contact that has an attachment, you should:
    • A. 

      Open the attachment to view its contents

    • B. 

      Delete the email

    • C. 

      Forward the email to your co-workers to allow them to open the attachment first

    • D. 

      Forward the email to your personal email account so you can open it at home

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is a proper use of email?
    • A. 

      Never email personal information

    • B. 

      Send out pricelists for your home-based business products

    • C. 

      Forward inspirational and humorous emails to your co-workers to brighten their day

    • D. 

      Send an email to all your friends and co-workers to advertise a job opening in your area

  • 9. 
    Instant Messaging is safer than regular email.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    If a co-worker sends you an email with a link to a website and a subject line that reads "You have to see this...soooo funny" (Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Open the link and then forward the email to 10 of your closest friends

    • B. 

      Delete the email

    • C. 

      Forward the email to your personal email, open it at home and hope that it does not contain a virus

    • D. 

      Ask Donna to stop it

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