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A hacker who discovers and exposes security flaws in applications & operating systems so that manufacturers can fix them before they become widespread problems. whitehat
A hacker who discovers and exposes security vulnerabilities for financial gain or for some malicious purpose. blackhat
Unwanted software that has the potential to damage a system, impede performance, or create a nuisance condition malware
A piece of code that spreads from one computer to another by attaching itself to other files. virus
A piece of code that spreads from one computer to another on its own, not by attaching itself to another file. worm
An insidious type of malware that is itself a software attack and can pave way for a number of other types of attacks. trojanhorse
A piece of code that sits dormant on a target computer until it is triggered by a specific event, such as a specific date. logicbomb
Surreptitiously installed malicious software that is intended to track and report the usage of a target system, or to collect other data the author wishes to obtain. spyware
Software that automatically displays or downloads advertisements when it is used. adware
Code intended to take full or partial control of a system at the lowest levels. rootkit
An email-based threat that presents various advertising materials, promotional content, or get-rich-quick schemes to users. spam
Malicious software that prevents you from using your computer. ransomware
A type of attack that uses deception and trickery to convince unsuspecting users to provide sensitive data or to violate security guidelines. socialengineeringattack
Human-based attack where the goal is to look over the shoulder of an individual to obtain passwords or PINs. shouldersurfing
Human-based or software-based attack where the goal is to pretend to be someone else for the purpose of identity concealment. spoofing

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Cyber Security Crossword

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any software program in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running. Adware
designed to detect and destroy computer viruses. Antivirus
an attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system. Attack
a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication in a product back door
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. backup
refers to the process of making copies of data or data files to use in the event the original data or data files are lost or destroyed. Blended threat
are similar to worms and Trojans, but earn their unique name by performing a wide variety of automated tasks on behalf of their master (the cybercriminals) who are often safely located somewhere far across the Internet. bots
are small files that Web sites put on your computer hard disk drive when you first visit cookie
body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access cyber security
made possible by using algorithms to create complex codes out of simple data, effectively making it more difficult for cyberthieves to gain access to the information encryption
a network security system, either hardware- or software-based, that controls incoming and outgoing network traffic based on a set of rules. firewall
someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. hacker
global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite internet
a local or restricted communications network, especially a private network created using World Wide Web software. intranet
used to describe any code in any part of a software system or script that is intended to cause undesired effects, security breaches or damage to a system. malicious code
the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company. phishing
software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive. spyware
any malicious computer program which is used to hack into a computer by misleading users of its true intent trojan horse
a piece of code that is capable of copying itself and typically has a detrimental effect, such as corrupting the system or destroying data virus
a standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. worm

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Cyber Security Crossword

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process of confirming the correctness of the claimed identity authentication
approval, permission, or empowerment for someone or something to do something authorization
cryptanalysis technique or other kind of attack method involving an exhaustive procedure that tries all possibilities, one-by-one brute force
encrypted form of the message being sent ciphertext
stripping one llayer's headers and passing the rest of the packet up to next higher layer decapsulation
TCP/IP protocol specifying the transfer of text or binary files across the network File Transfer Protocol
pseudo IP address that always refer back to the local host and never sent out to a network (127.0.0.1) loopback address
software appearing to perform a useful function but actually tricks a user into executing malicious logic (e.g. Trojan horse) malicious code
prove that a user sent a message and the message has not been altered non repudiation
sequence of eight bits octet
e-mails that appear to originate from a trusted source to trick a user into entering valid credentials on a fake website phishing
gaining unauthorized logical access to sensitive data by circumventing a system's protections penetration
type of input validation attack where SQL code is inserted into application queries to manipulate the database SQL injection
basic communication language or "protocol" of the Internet TCP/IP
hidden, self-replicating section of computer software that inserts itself and becomes part of the another program virus

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IT&S Cyber Security Crossword Puzzle

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A software that is designed and destroy computer viruses Antivirus
Do not leave your laptop or computer ___________________ Unattended
A ___________ is a hardware of a software that helps keep hackers from using your computer and it watches for outside attempts to access your system and blocks communication that you don't permit Firewall
Email scam or attempt to trick you into giving your password or personal information Phishing
The state of being free from danger and threat Security
A ___________ is often an email that gets mailed in chain letter fashion describing some devasting. highly unlikely type of virus. HOAX
Choose a password that is easy for you _______________ but hard for you someone to guess. Remember
Also known as malicious software any; any program or file that is harmful to a computer user Malware
Passwords should should always be at least this many characters long. Eight
A _______ assessment is the process by which risks are identified and the impact of those risks determined Risk
Applied to data to protect it from unauthorized use in case of theft or loss. Encryption
Always _______your computer when you leave your desk Lock
To protect personal information, avoid sending it via Email
_________________ is a software that gathers computer user information and transmits it to the creator of the software without the explicit knowledge or informed consent of the user SPYWARE
A collection of information that is organized so that it can easily be accessed, managed and updated Database
Never share your _________ with another person Password

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Internet Safety Crossword

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A form of malicious code that displays unsolicited advertising on your computer. Adware
A saved link to a website that you can click on rather than retyping the web address. Bookmark
A program that les you find, see, and hear material on web pages. Browser
A Friends a user interacts with online through various media such as instant message and chat. Buddies
A location online that allows multiple users to communicate electronically with each other in real time. Chatroom
A piece of information about your visit to a website that some websites record automatically on your computer. Cookie
People who willfully and repeatedly inflict harm through the medium of electronic text such as emails, blogs, or social network posts. Cyberbullies
To copy a file from one computer system to another via the internet. Download
Allows you to block certain types of content from being displayed. Filtering
A security system usually made up of hardware and software used to block hackers, viruses, and other malicious threats to your computer. Firewall
Participating in internet games which can be played individually or by multiple online users at the same time. Gaming
A tracking feature of Internet browsers that shows all the recent websites visited. History
The site that is the starting point on the web for a particular group or organization. Homepage
Private, real-time text conversation between two users (2 words). Instant Messaging
Stands for malicious sofware or code, that is designed to damage the computer or collect information. Malware
The act of parents tracking the websites or e-mail messages that a child visits or reads. Monitoring
Rules or manners for interacting courteously with others online. Netiquette
Specific features or software that allow parens to manage the online activities of children (2 words). Parental Controls
A secret word or number tha must be used to gain access to an online service. Password
A type of online fraud, where someone tries to trick the victime into revealing sensitive details. Phishing
Online communities where people share infomration about themselves (2 words). Social Media
Any unsolicited e-mail, or junk mail. Spam
A wide variety of software installed on people's computers, which collects information about you withour knolwedge or conesnt and sends it back to whoever wrote the program. Spyware
Browsing around various websites following a particular personal interest. Surfing
To send information from your computer to another computer. Upload
The name a suer selects to be identified on a computer, network, or in an online gaming forum. Username
A software program that typically arrives through email attachments and quickly exhausts the computer's memory. Virus

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Computer Basics ! Crossword

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an electronic device that manipulates information, or data. It has the ability to store, retrieve, and process data Computer
any part of your computer that has a physical structure, such as the keyboard or mouse. Hardware
any set of instructions that tells the hardware what to do and how to do it Softwarwe
the metal and plastic box that contains the main components Computer Case
one of the main ways to communicate with a computer. Keyboard
another important tool for communicating with computers. Commonly known as a pointing device. Mouse
is used to print documents, photos, and anything else that appears on your screen. printer
is the computer's main circuit board motherboard
your system's short-term memory RAM
where your software, documents, and other files are stored hard drive
is the most important software that runs on a computer. It manages the computer's memory and processes, as well as all of its software and hardware. It also allows you to communicate with the computer without knowing how to speak the computer's language operating system
What id a shorter term for Wireless Internet Connection Wifi
is a type of software that allows you to perform specific tasks app
llows you to write a letter, design a flyer, and create many other types of documents word proccessor
the tool you use to access the Internet web browser
any type of software that is designed to damage your computer or gain unauthorized access to your personal information Malware
measured in megahertz (MHz), or millions of instructions per second; and gigahertz (GHz), or billions of instructions per second. speed
When you save a file, the data is written to the hard drive, which acts as long-term storage
is responsible for what you see on the monitor video card
also called an audio card—is responsible for what you hear in the speakers or headphones sound card

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Glossary Crossword

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security identification device like facial recognition and fingerprints BiometricDevice
zombie army or a network of private computers infected with malicious software botnet
the process of uncovering and interpreting electronic data while trying to preserve any evidence in its most original form digitalforensics
an individual with extensive computer knowledge whose purpose is to breach or bypass internet security or gain access to software cracker
an attempt to make a machine or network resource unavailable to its intended users DoSattack
the environmentally responsible and eco-friendly use of computers and their resources. greencomputing
the activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company phishing
a person who uses existing computer scripts or code to hack into computers, lacking the expertise to write their own. scriptkiddie
A scam where an intruder tries to gain access to a users system by pretending to be them spoofing
A computer that has been taken over by a hacker, virus, or trojan program zombie

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Technology Crossword Puzzle

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A client software program that runs against a Web server or other Internet server and enables a user to navigate the World Wide Web (WWW) to access and display data. Browser
A part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication. Firewall
The combination of typeface and other qualities, such as size, pitch, and spacing. Font
A word or group of words that act as a way to cross reference to other documents or files on the computer. Link
A device that feeds data into a computer, such as a keyboard or mouse. Input
Any computer-generated information displayed on screen, printed on paper or in machine readable form, such as disk and tape. Output
Usually comprises the display device, circuitry, casing, and power supply. Monitor
Sending an email, posting photos on a social media site and using your webcam. Upload
An error, flaw, failure, or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result or to behave in unintended ways. Bug
Usually consists of eight bits. Byte
The exclusive right, as recognized separately in each country, to publish and sell literary, artistic, or musical materials. Copyright
copy (data) from one computer system to another, typically over the Internet. Download
The collection of physical parts of a computer system. Hardware
A software system that links topics on the screen to related information and graphics, which are typically accessed by a point-and-click method. Hypertext
A measure of the amount of computational work that a computer system performs. Load

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E-Safety Crossword

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What do you call a program that is sent to harm your computer virus
What is it called to break into another computer system hacking
What software can we use to protect out computer ---- virus? anti
I'm online and I meet someone my age in a chat room. Is it OK to give them my address or phone number? NO
In stead of using a photo of yourself, you should create an...? avatar
an email message sent to a large number of people without their consent, usually promoting a product or service spam
what is a computer program sent to gather information from your computer called? malware
What is a network security system used to stop unauthorised access called? firewall
what should you use to protect your user area? password
A password should included numbers, uppercase letters, symbols and ......... letters? lowercase
what is it called if people are nasty to you online? cyberbullying
Dont open ...... from people you dont know attachments
A term used to stop a computer reaching something on the internet, to stop a program running, or to stop someone from contacting you on a chat service. block
A program that can do things without the user of the computer having to give it instructions. Bot
A means of preventing certain types of material, keywords or anything you decide to block from reaching your computer. filter
An attempt to trick people into visiting malicious websites by sending emails or other messages which pretend to come from banks or online shops. phishing
a program that secretly monitors your actions. spyware
a person who posts inflammatory comments or messages in an online community such as a forum, chatroom, blog or on social networking sites. troll
when copying information or images off the internet you must check for what legal information? copyright
you need to check that the information you get off the web is R....... reliable

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technology Crossword

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company of the type of touch screen phone most of the world uses today apple
does not eliminate servers serverless computing
a video adapter video card
is the integration of digital information with live video augmented reality
a conventional method of transmitting data Analogue
is software that allows you to view a PDF document Adobe Acrobat Reader
is a document sent with an email message Attachment
refers to the part of an application that performs an essential task not apparent to the user Back-end
smallest unit of measurement in computing. bit
a wireless communications technology intended to replace cables bluetooth
a saved link to a particular Web page bookmark
to load and initialise the operating system on a computer. boot
A software program that allows you to surf the web Browser
is temporarily stored on your computer. Cache
microprocessor that performs many functions and calculations that make your computer run Chip
refers to a website's text and information, as opposed to its design and structure Content
refers to measures designed to protect your computer Cybersecurity
a small program that allows a peripheral device such as a printer or scanner to connect to your PC Device driver
method by which users access and save or "pull down" software or other files to their own computers Download
electronic mail is a way of sending messages over the internet Email

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Digital Technology Crossword

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computer resources must be ready for use by authorized users when needed availability
keep information protected from unauthorized disclosure or viewing confidentiality
process of converting data into a secret code for transmission over a public network cryptography
separate two or more parts of a network to control data exchange between each other firewall
prevent data from being modified or tampered with integrity
rate at which a processor can complete a processing cycle clock speed
data sent to your computer by a Web server that records your actions on a certain Web site cookie
code made up of numbers separated by three dots that identifies a particular computer on the Internet IP address
computer network limited to a small area such as an office building, university, or even a residential home LAN
main circuit board of your computer and is also known as the mainboard or logic board motherboard
each motherboard has a collection of chips and controllers known as _____ chipset
external device that provides input and output for the computer (e.g. keyboard, mouse) peripheral
memory containing hardwired instructions that the computer uses when it boots up, before the system software loads ROM
protocol used for sending e-mail over the Internet using a set of commands that authenticate and direct the transfer of electronic mail SMTP
hardware or software that acts as a bridge between two networks so that data can be transferred between a number of computers gateway

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