Computer Security Quizzes & Trivia

Whether at work or at home, almost everyone uses computers these days. But how do you keep your computer, and the information it contains, safe from accidents or from intruders? Our quiz on computer security will test your knowledge about how to protect yourself, whether you’re using a PC, tablet or mobile.

What do you know about secure power supplies and what to do if there is a power outage? How do you stop someone accessing your data, or even worse, hijacking your computer to use it for criminal activities? What is the best policy about choosing a password, and how often do you need to change it? How about spilling coffee down your keyboard? Do you know what to do to minimise the damage? Our quiz covers a range of security issues, and is both fun and educational.

Quiz to test user knowledge before completing a computer security tutorial.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 733   |  Last updated: Apr 21, 2016
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    A worm is...

Computers make our lives easier. But what common sense (and salespeople) won't tell you is that computers can put your private information at risk in so many ways, if not properly maintained. Security is that thing we all...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 279   |  Last updated: Apr 25, 2019
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    What is the process of encoding information in a way so that only someone with a key can decode it?

Open note quiz

Questions: 42  |  Attempts: 184   |  Last updated: Apr 6, 2015
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    Cookies cannot be disabled.

The quiz is consists of 7 questions. You are asked to answer ALL questions.

Questions: 6  |  Attempts: 79   |  Last updated: Apr 25, 2019
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    Question 1 : Below are steps in scanning antivirus Rearrange them in the correct sequence. a. Scan the selected file b. Choose an antivirus program c. Wait while the program is scanning and the result is produced d. Select file that need to be scanned

Test intended to be taken after completion of the computer security tutorial.

Questions: 16  |  Attempts: 64   |  Last updated: Apr 25, 2019
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    If you create a password and don't think you can remember it, you should:

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Computer Security Questions & Answers


What is another name for malicious hackers who infiltrate secure systems in order to steal information or cause damage?
Black hat Hackers. Like all hackers,have a broad learning about breaking into PC networks and bypassing securities. They are likewise in charge of composing malware, which is a technique used to access these frameworks.. The term was authored by hac
Which kind of malware typically resides in a larger, innocent computer program?
In computing,Trojan horse, orTrojan, is any malicious computer program which is used to hack into a computer by misleading users of its true intent.
What should you do if you recieve an email claiming to need your username and/or password?
Report it as phishing/spam through your email provider Deleteing the message is an option, but reporting the message as phishing makes your email provider alert to the scams that are prevalent and take action to block them. Never respond to a request
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