Online Safety and Security - Learning Activity 2 and Short Quiz 2

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Online Safety and Security - Learning Activity 2 and Short Quiz 2

Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:07 am

Learning Activity 2

Which of the following is NOT true about worms?
b. A worm needs human action to spread

Which of the following statements is true?
a. A computer virus can spread whenever a computer makes contact with another computer.

Which of the following does not help you avoid getting a virus?
b. Downloading pirated programs

Tricking people to submit their personal details is called _____
a. Phishing

_____ is a browser add-on that prevents ads from being displayed in your browser.
c. Ad blocker

Short Quiz 2

Which of the following is NOT a safe practice?
b. Submitting your phone number every time you are asked.

You receive an email saying you won an iPhone. When you click the link in the email, you were asked to enter your credit card number. This is called _____
a. Phishing

Malware is short for _____
b. Malicious software

Which of the following information is ok to share with other people?
c. Email address

Which of the following can contain malware?
a. Installers
b. All (Ans)
c. Emails
d. Downloads

Which of the following is safe practice?
d. Use a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols as a password

Random pop-ups and advertisements started appearing in your screen after you installed a free program. This is caused by _____ attached to the program.
b. Adware

_____ is a secret group of characters used to unlock your account
d. Password

Which of the following statements is NOT true?
d. Phishing is a type of virus that can make copies of itself

In the Internet, your _____ is as good as your actual name.
b. Username

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