Miscellaneous Quiz / Privacy, Security and Ethics

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Can you name the privacy, security and ethics terms?

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Programs that are designed to secretly record and report your activity on the Internet
A list on your computer that includes the locations of sites you have visited
An excess of electricity that can destroy computer components
A security buffer between the internal network and the Internet
A type of virus that fills a computer system with self-replicating information
Computer monitoring software that is installed on your computer to record your keystrokes
A program that comes into a computer system disguised as something else
Programs designed to detect and remove cookies, web bugs and monitoring software
The illegal assumption of someone's identity for the purposes of economic gain
Malicious programs are also called
These cookies record your Internet activities across different sites
Coding information to make it unreadable except to those who have a key
This is a highly detailed and personalized description of individuals and you probably have one
An illegal action in which the perpetrator uses special knowledge of computer technology
A program that migrates through operating systems and networks and can be destructive
An infected computer that can be remotely controlled for malicious purposes
Software used to search employee's e-mail and computer files
An attack that attempts to slow fown or stop a network by flooding it with requests
Examples include iris scanners and fingerprint scanners
Small pieces of information that are deposited on your hard disk from Web sites you visit
Information people post about themselves online
A fraudulent or deceptive act designed to trick you into providing personal information

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