MISY160 Chapter 9

All of the following were top cybercrimes reported to the IC3 in 2012 EXCEPT ________.
A) identity theft
B) non-auction scam
C) advance fee fraud
D) theft of services
D) theft of services
Which of the following is formally defined as any criminal action perpetrated primarily
through the use of a computer?
A) Social networking
B) Cybercrime
C) Phishing
D) Hacking
B) Cybercrime
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the ________.
A) FBI and local police departments
B) FBI and National Defense Department
C) FBI and National White Collar Crime Center
D) National White Collar Crime Center and U.S. Department of Defense
C) FBI and National White Collar Crime Center
FBI-related scams involve ________.
A) people pretending to represent official organizations
B) running auctions that do not exist
C) convincing people to send money as a “good faith” gesture
D) collecting funds and not delivering the goods
A) people pretending to represent official organizations
Creating and distributing ________ is one of the most widespread types of cybercrimes.
A) spam
B) computer viruses
C) cookies
D) zombies
B) computer viruses
Which of the following is NOT a virus category?
A) worm
B) logic bomb
C) macro
D) pharming
D) pharming
Which type of virus was the famous Michelangelo virus?
A) A worm
B) A time bomb
C) A script virus
D) An e-mail virus
B) A time bomb
A(n) ________ takes advantage of file transport methods to spread on its own.
A) worm
B) script virus
C) encryption virus
D) macro virus
A) worm
A ________ is a virus that is attached to documents such as Word or Excel files.
A) script virus
B) macro virus
C) polymorphic virus
D) Trojan horse
A ________ is a virus that is attached to documents such as Word or Excel files.
A) script virus
B) macro virus
C) polymorphic virus
D) Trojan horse
Which of the following classifications of viruses can change its own code to avoid detection?
A) Stealth
B) Multipartite
C) Polymorphic
D) Worm
C) Polymorphic
With regard to computer protection, quarantining is defined as ________.
A) updating your antivirus software
B) placing a found virus in a secure area on the hard drive
C) repairing an infected file
D) deleting an infected file
B) placing a found virus in a secure area on the hard drive
A(n) ________ is the portion of virus code that is unique to a particular computer virus.
A) virus signature
B) encryption code
C) compression code
D) virus pattern
A) virus signature
________ hackers break into systems for non-malicious reasons such as to test system
security vulnerabilities.
A) Black-hat
B) Gray-hat
C) White-hat
D) Green-hat
C) White-hat
A ________ allows a hacker to gain access to your computer and take almost complete
control of it without your knowledge.
A) denial of service (DoS)
B) zombie
C) logic bomb
D) rootkit
D) rootkit
You can block logical ports from invaders and make your computer invisible to others on the
Internet by installing ________.
A) a packet sniffer
B) a firewall
C) a packet filter
D) antivirus software
B) a firewall
Configuring a firewall to ignore all incoming packets that request access to a specific port is
known as ________.
A) packet filtering
B) packet switching
C) static addressing
D) logical port blocking
D) logical port blocking
Rules for creating passwords include all of the following EXCEPT ________.
A) keep your password a secret
B) change your password frequently
C) use a dictionary to find a lengthy word that is easy to remember
D) use letters, numbers and symbols in your passwords
C) use a dictionary to find a lengthy word that is easy to remember
) CAPTCHA stands for ________.
A) Completely Amazing Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
B) Completely Automated Private Turing Trial to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
C) Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
D) Complete Automated Public Turing Trial to Tell Computers and Humans Apart
C) Completely Automated Public Turing Test to Tell Computers and Humans Apart