Internet Security Awareness Quiz: Trivia!

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Internet Security Awareness Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is one of the signs to show you that malware is on your computer?
    • A. 

      Your computer speeds up.

    • B. 

      Your computer slows down, malfunctions, or displays repeated error messages.

    • C. 

      Your computer will update.

    • D. 

      You get a coupon

  • 2. 
    What are the ways to minimize your chances of getting malware?
    • A. 

      Click on all links that pop up on your computer but not more than twice a day.

    • B. 

      Go on unknown websites but make sure to delete your history afterwards.

    • C. 

      Don't click on links that you don't know of and don't install softwares that you don't know.

    • D. 

      Call an expert on the issue, but don't take his advice.

  • 3. 
    What is installed on your computer without your consent that is dangerous?
    • A. 

      Spyware

    • B. 

      Movies

    • C. 

      Pop-ups

    • D. 

      Music

  • 4. 
    Which is NOT a sign to show that spyware is on your computer?
    • A. 

      Random error messages

    • B. 

      Sluggish performance of computer

    • C. 

      Internet searches speed up

    • D. 

      Hijacked browser

  • 5. 
    What is phishing?
    • A. 

      A reason why your computer goes fast.

    • B. 

      It is a software you install perposally on your computer.

    • C. 

      A way that people use to get your number to call you

    • D. 

      A scam that pulls personal and financial information from you on your computer

  • 6. 
    When you get a phishing email, you should:
    • A. 

      Send it to [email protected] and delete it

    • B. 

      Open it and keep it for evidence

    • C. 

      Open it and forward it to all of your friends

    • D. 

      Let it stay on your computer for a week then open it

  • 7. 
    If you are experiencing identity theft, you should:
    • A. 

      Respond to the scammers telling them to stop it.

    • B. 

      Put a "Fraud Alert" on accounts and close tampered accounts

    • C. 

      Call the police and tell them all of your personal information.

    • D. 

      Go to the local sheriffs station to give them your computer.

  • 8. 
    Who should you file your report to about identity theft?
    • A. 

      The federal government and anyone who works there until they listen.

    • B. 

      Your family

    • C. 

      The police and one of the three nationwide consumer report companies

    • D. 

      Your teacher and tell them to call the police

  • 9. 
    What is spam?
    • A. 

      A meat food

    • B. 

      Software program and mail

    • C. 

      An onguard program that tells you all about computer safety

    • D. 

      Unsolicited commercial email

  • 10. 
    What is a type of spam?
    • A. 

      Fishing

    • B. 

      Going to work

    • C. 

      Weight loss claims

    • D. 

      Nigeria

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