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Viruses

Test your knowledge about threats to computer by viruses and worms 10 Questions.

 
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1

The ________ virus in March 1999 was spectacular.

  • Merissa
  • Metissa
  • Melissa

2

Which virus contained a peice of code as an attachment and spread in the year 2000.

  • ILIKEYOU virus
  • ILOVEYOU virus
  • IHATEYOU virus

3

What is a worm?

  • A worm is a small piece of software that uses computer networks and security holes to replicate itself.
  • A worm is a small piece of software that piggybacks on real programs.
  • An animal

4

Which worm replicated itself more than 250,000 times in approximately nine hours on July 19, 2001?

  • The Code Black Worm
  • The Code Harsh Worm
  • The Code Red Worm

5

Which software in Microsoft enables Protection against viruses?

  • Micro Virus Protection
  • Macro Virus Protection
  • Macro Virus Security

6

What do viruses do?

  • Protect the computer
  • Cause diseases
  • Infects computer programs

7

Which is the best way to spread a virus?

  • E-Mail
  • CD-R
  • Hard Disks

8

A worm usually exploits some sort of _________ in a piece of software or the operating system.

  • Loop hole
  • Anti virus
  • Security hole

9

which worm caused mayhem in January 2003?

  • The Melissa Worm
  • The Slammer Worm
  • The Code Red

10

Worms normally move around and infect other machines through _________________

  • Computers
  • Computer Networks
  • Websites

 

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