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Learn more about Computers - Quiz

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What is the process of encoding information in a way so that only someone with a key can decode t?

  • Systemic variation
  • Encryption
  • Compression
  • Decodedation


In computer security terms, what is a hash?

  • A delicious way to cook potatoes
  • A decryption key
  • An encrypted value
  • Firewall


What does SSL stand for?

  • Secure Sockets Layer
  • Secret Service Logarithm
  • Systematic Security Level
  • Secret Service Location


What is a firewall?

  • A filter for an Internet connection
  • Antivirus software
  • Computer Fire Protection
  • Software that logs Internet activity


What is a proxy server?

  • A server that retrieves data from host servers before sending it to a computer
  • A virtual server that can behave like a mail server, Web server or FTP server
  • A waiter who never seems to be in the restaurant when your water glass is empty
  • A server with a fast connection


What is another term for a zombie computer army?

  • Phishing pharm
  • Gliagiatior
  • Botnet
  • Romero's Revenge


What does DDoS stand for?

  • Digital Default of Servers
  • Deep Down on Sex
  • Dangerous DOS open Security
  • Distributed Denial of Service


Which kind of malware typically resides in a larger, innocent computer program?

  • Worm
  • Pornware
  • Trojan horse
  • Computer virus


What is phishing?

  • A decryption method that uses complex algorithms
  • A very fast recovery system
  • A method of online identity theft
  • A way to send spam mail to millions of people


What's another name for crackers -- malicious hackers who infiltrate secure systems in order to steal information or cause damage?

  • Black hats
  • Hakers
  • Digital rogues
  • Pirates