06 - Practice Test

 1. They are side effects of the freedom and ease of communicating online and therefore…

  it is unlikely cyber vulnerabilities will ever completely go away

  it is likely that cyber vulnerabilities will be eliminated in the next two years

  None of the above

  it is likely that the government will ban the internet from all homes and return it to government-only use

 2. An example of social engineering is:



  Trojan Horses

  Telephone IVR Phishing

 3. A example of a network policy that may help with security is:

  Data Theft


  Acceptable Use Policy


 4. Malware is a manufacturer of corrupt (but cheap) computer parts



 5. Viruses

  are a type of social engineering

  Do not need to attach to a program

  need to attach to a program in order to operate

  are transferred from monkeys and genetically engineered to make them harmful to computers

 6. Worms

  are transferred from monkeys and genetically engineered to make them harmful to computers

  need to attach to a program in order to operate

  Do not need to attach to a program

  are a type of social engineering

 7. Trojan Horses

  are a type of social engineering

  need to attach to a program in order to operate

  are transferred from monkeys and genetically engineered to make them harmful to computers

  are designed to access a system by misleading users of intent by hiding behind 'harmless' downloads

 8. Networks like the internet are wonderful inventions and they are risk-free and completely safe.
Note: The video provides an insight into cyber security



 9. The security that is associated with networks and particularly the internet is called:

  cyber dangerauthority

  sentinel security

  cyber security or 'cybersecurity'

  internet safehavenity

 10. One method of data interception is:

  logging in to an authorised web server

  breaking into a cable and physically peering through it

  listening to radio waves with a thermometer

  listening to communications between users without their permission

 11. White box testing assumes knowledge of the internals of the systems.



 12. Pharming is terrifying because the email can be legitimate but clicking on the link takes you to a hacker's website. How?

  The hacker may be the owner of the internet so knows it all

  The hacker may modify certain files on your computer or hack the DNS server

  All of the above

  This cannot be done

 13. ____________ is when the perpetrator obtains information while watching you use the device they want access to.





 14. Baiting is like the real-world Trojan horse that uses physical media and relies on the _____________ of the victim

  wickedness and technological ability

  religion or ethnicity

  health and wealth

  curiosity or greed

 15. Organisations can reduce their security risks by:

  Establishing clear company security protocols (rules) and procedures for handling sensitive data

  Performing unannounced periodic tests of the security framework

  All of the above

  Training employees in security protocols relevant to their position

 16. An example of blagging is a hacker calling a company and pretending to be their network manager.
Blagging is the art of convincing an individual you are someone else in order to obtain sensitive information



 17. The attacks used in social engineering can be used to steal employees' confidential information. One common type of social engineering …

  happens via the download of Microsoft products

  happens over the phone

  happens between machines

  happens via privately secured skype calls

 18. Another example of social engineering is a criminal posing as exterminators, fire marshals and technicians to go unnoticed and…

  steal company secrets

  steal anti virus software

  steal nothing

  steal engineering devices (e.g. cranes)

 19. Spyware are programs that inject adverts into pages and programs on your computer with the aim that the hacker gets advertising revenue



 20. Spyware gathers data about people without their knowledge, including sensitive data like passwords



 21. You can minimise the risk of malware by:

  avoiding going to unknown or 'dodgy' websites

  All of the above

  installing Anti Virus software

  running regular system scans

 22. Some spyware can even use your laptop or comptuer's webcam without your knowledge!



 23. The following list are methods that ….
Biometric Measures
Password Systems
Using email confirmations to confirm user identity
Automatic software updates

  would facilitate attacks and weaken a system or network

  are developed by programmers to test a system

  are developed by hackers to attack a system

  would help prevent cyber security attacks if used correctly

 24. A common form of biometric security scanning used in school canteens and mobile phones is:

  fingerprint scanners

  the use of CAPTCHAs

  telephone virus installations

  Automatic software updates

 25. A longer password is always better in terms of a hacker being able to brute force hack it.
a password that contains letters a - z and is 
seven characters long could take just 8 seconds to hack

On the other hand a password that contains letters a - z
and is fourteen characters long could take several million
hours to brute-force hack…