PC security! Crossword

Created
Apr 22, 2019
Type
Crossword
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protects original ideas so that they can only be used by the person who created it copyright
somebody who illegally accesses your computer normally to steal personal information hacker
also known as IP, It is an original creation belonging to a person or group of people intellectual property
software that obtains personal information on a computer malware
making money through selling illegally obtained content piracy
a programme that will infect your computer and sometimes stop it working properly virus
records what you type in order to obtain passwords keylogger
protects files and computers if it is strong enough password
the p in https protocol
a system that prevents unauthorised access to a computer firewall
scams that trick users into giving away information by clicking a link phishing
if there is not a padlock icon in the search bar the website may be ______________ not secure

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IT&S Cyber Security Crossword Puzzle

Created
Jun 2, 2017
Type
Crossword
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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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E-Safety Crossword

Created
Nov 15, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Cyber Security Crossword

Created
Apr 25, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

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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Cybersecurity Crossword

Created
Jun 11, 2019
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Crossword
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Symbol to look for before entering ANY personal details Padlock
Irrelevant or unsolicited messages sent over the Internet, typically to a large number of users, for the purposes of advertising, phishing, spreading malware, etc. Spam
Software that is specifically designed to disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorized access to a computer system Malware
A person who uses computers to gain unauthorised access to data Hacker
The secure version of HTTP HTTPS
A name used in conjunction with a password to gain access to a computer system or a network service Username
Files sent through email Attachments
Trying to steal other people's senstive information Phishing
A piece of software or hardware that blocks certain types of traffic Firewall
Software and services that run on the Internet instead of your computer Cloud

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Cyber Safety Crossword

Created
Feb 9, 2018
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Protection for your computer Antivirussoftware
Sending a fake email to steal other people's information Phishing
Being harrassed or threatened online Cyberbullying
Being pursued by someone online through social media Cyberstalking
Software protecting computers from danger Firewall
Software programs designed to corrupt computers Virus
Trying to break into computer systems Hacking
Something you need from your parents before purchasing something Permission
The use of technologies to protect computers and data from strangers CyberSafety
A common internet breach, stealing information for themselves IdentityTheft
Someone who has knowledge in programming and computers Hacker
Someone who intentionally and illegally hacks into another person’s system to obtain information Cracker
Something you shouldn't give online Password

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Internet Safety Crossword

Created
Feb 22, 2016
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Trying to steal other people's sensitive information Phishing
Trying to break into computer systems Hacking
Software programs designed to corrupt computers Virus
Software protecting computers from danger Firewall
Being pursued by someone through the anonymity of social media Cyberstalking
Symbol to look for before entering ANY personal details Padlock
Being harrassed or threatened online Cyberbullying
Most commonly used password Password
Protection for your computer Antivirus Software
Files sent through email Attachments

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Quartz Security: Crossword puzzle for National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017

Created
Oct 5, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

a list of entities that are blocked or denied access/privilege BLACKLIST
the unauthorized access and disclosure of sensitive information released outside of an unauthorized organization DATA BREACH
specialized techniques for gathering, retaining and analyzing data as evidence for investigations FORENSICS
an act of pretending to be from a reputable organization to deceive individuals into providing sensitive information PHISHING
a list of organizations that are considered trustworthy or allowed access/privilege WHITELIST
ensuring information with sensitive data remain hidden, inaccessible to unauthorized users. DATA PRIVACY
a type of malware that requires some type of payment to either remove the malware by the hacker, or retrieve files that have been encrypted by the hacker. RANSOMWARE
a type of digital currency Bitcoin
The practice and process designed to help protect one or an organizations networks, computers, programs and data from unauthorized access. cybersecurity
Medical history information, laboratory results, insurance information and other healthcare data an entity collects to identify an individual Personal health Information
The name of the leader who you would report security incidents to Charlie Pierce
The name of the leader who you would report privacy incidents to Kelly Skifton
The name of our Chief Information Officer who oversees the IT Infrastructures at Quartz Marybeth Bay
Duo-Security is considered what type of authentication when logging in remotely? Multifactor
Name of the form used to submit requests for: Hardware/Software, Security, Telecom or Facilities (Badging only) IT Request Form
To report a compliance incident, who do you contact? compliancehotline
Quartz policy and procedure S014 outlines what type of policy? ACCEPTABLE USE
The process of taking an unencrypted message or data and applying a mathematical function to it, to produce an encrypted message ENCRYPTION
What process do you need to go through for approval before files can be exchanged externally? externaldatareview
You are required to wear this item at all times while on Company premises badge
When a person tags along with another person who is authorized to gain entry pass a certain checkpoint piggyback

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Identity Theft Crossword

Created
Apr 14, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

SSN, Date of Birth, Address, Maiden Name, Phone Numbers and Account Numbers are all examples of... Personal Information
Mail theft, trash sifting, internet, thefts and burglaries, family members and acquaintances, and scams are all ways your ______ can be stolen. Identity
________ _________ and alerts can help to prevent mail theft. Electronic Statements
________ all unnecessary paperwork. DO NOT throw it in the garbage can. Shred
Do not leave wallets and purses in your _____. car
To protect yourself from online theft, use ________ internet sites. secure
If you become a victim of fraud, file a police report with your ______ jurisdiction. local
To protect members from Identity Theft, talk to them about _________ _______ of fraud. warning signs
Protect member's information by ___________ ID. verifying
Be cautious with use of your ____. SSN
A thief can use your identity by using your _______ card and/or ATM card to drain your funds. credit
A thief can use your identity to create ___________ ________ made with your account information on them. counterfeit checks
A thief may ______ benefits under your name. claim
To help protect yourself, ______ your credit report yearly. check
To prevent theft, do not write important ___________ down and keep it in an easily accessible. information
To help keep your information safe, avoid carrying important documents in your purse or wallet, such as your Social Security _______ or multiple credit cards. card
______ ______ is when a person obtains and uses your personal information without your permission for financial gain. Identity theft
America First strives to keep its ________ safe by informing them of possible risks. members
If you obtain a stolen ID from a fraudulent member, do not give the ID ______. back
Always follow __________ procedures. security

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Computer Safety Crossword

Created
Jan 9, 2017
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

Small circuit board that controls processing within a computer microprocessor
Physical parts of a computer Hardware
A program that contains instructions for a computer Software
Applications are also known as Apps
Consists of information Message
Refers to the method used to enter or transmit your message to a computer Input
Information or data retrieved or received from a computer Output
"Brain of the computer" CPU
Input/Output device that reads data from and writes data to a disK Diskdrive
Output device that displays text and graphics on a screen Monitor
Input device used for commands and navigation Mouse
Input device with an arrangement of letters, etc. Keyboard
First line of defense Password
An unauthorized user able to access and misuse information Hacker
A destructive program loaded onto a computer Virus
Defamation by written or printed words or pictures Libel
Defamation by oral utterance Slander
A program that allows users to view web pages and online information Browser
Sotware that has been written to detect, isolate, and destroy viruses Antivirusprogram
A web address URL
Any word, phrase, or picure that, when clicked, take the user to another location Hyperlink
Electronic mail Email
Playing video and sound in real time Streaming
Retrieving somehting fromt he internet and storing it on a disk drive Downloading
Using material antoher person has created and claims it as your own Plagiarism

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Cyber Security Crossword

Created
Mar 23, 2016
Type
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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