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Build Your Knowledge of Malicious Software & Other Threats

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You'll test your knowledge of different categories of malicious and removal software.

Created Date 03.20.15
Last Updated 03.20.15
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Topics of this game:
  • Network and computer attacks prevent a business from operating. Which of the following is not a goal of a typical network or computer attacks against an organization's information systems?
  • Malicious software attaching itself to a file or program and relying on a host to replicate itself is broadly classified as a _____________.
  • Which of the following is NOT true about antivirus programs that base detection of infections on virus signatures?
  • Malicious software capable of duplicating itself and spreading without a host is broadly classified as a _____________.
  • What type of malicious software could theoretically infect every computer in the world in a short period of time?
  • Malicious software disguising itself as a useful program while performing other functions is broadly classified as a _____________.
  • Trojans often install backdoors and rootkits which ___________________.
  • Malicious software using well known ports is classified as a _____________.
  • This type of malicious software can send information to an attacker including: passwords, pins, and keystrokes.
  • This unwanted software determines a person's purchasing habits to send targeted advertisements and slow down the computer.
  • It's a difficult task to protect against new viruses, worms, trojans, and other unwanted software. What is the most effective way to protect your network and system?
  • Which of the following protection programs specializes in protecting against Spyware?
  • Which of the following protection programs specializes in protecting against Adware?
  • Which of the following protection programs is a popular, generalized antivirus program?
  • Which of these isn't a type of firewall used to protect computer networks and systems from potential attacks and threats?