Computer Security Quiz

1. These are program designed as to seem to being or be doing one thing, but actually being or doing another.
2. It is a prepared application that takes advantage of a known weakness
3. It is a situation in which one person or program successfully masquerades as another by falsifying data and thereby gaining illegitimate access.
4. Blue hat is
5. Black hat is
6. Grey hat is
7. Rootkit is
8.White hat is
9. A spoofing attack is
10. Security exploit is
11. These hacker breaks security for altruistic or at least non-malicious reasons.
12. It is a self-replicating program that infects computer and spreads by inserting copies of itself into other executable code or documents.
13. It is a software program designed to record (‘log’) every keystroke on the machine on which it runs
14. It is an application that captures TCP/IP data packets, which can maliciously be used to capture passwords and other data while it is in transit either within the computer or over the network
15. It is a toolkit for hiding the fact that a computer’s security has been compromised, is a general description of a set of programs which work to subvert control of an operating system from its legitimate (in accordance with established rules) operators.
16. A packet sniffer is
17. It is a tool used to quickly check computers on a network for known weaknesses.
18. Script kiddie is
19. This hacker is someone outside computer security consulting firms that are used to bug test a system prior to its launch, looking for exploits so they can be closed.
20. This hacker is a hacker of ambiguous ethics and/or borderline legality, often frankly admitted.
Computer Security Quiz
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