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Cybersecurity 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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AWS TERMINOLOGY Crossword

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A content filtering and ad blocking extension for the Google Chrome, Apple Safari (desktop and mobile), Opera and Microsoft Edge web browsers. AdBlock allows users to prevent page elements, such as advertisements, from being displayed. AdBlock
A way to overlay something on top of aa.com to block users from moving forward with a transaction. We have used Akamai redirect to block the home page when we had pricing issues, such as a $0.00 fare, to prevent customers from purchasing. Akamai redirect
Short for "application," which is the same thing as a software program. While an app may refer to a program for any hardware platform, it is most often used to describe programs for mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. App
A program that runs on a computer for viewing internet pages. Browser
Temporary internet files stored on your computer. Cache
Text or image on a web page that asks a customer to do something. There will be a link when selected that goes to another page where the action to take is located. call to action
Files used to track activity or pre-populate information when you visit a site again. Cookie
Transferring a file from a website to your computer. Download
A network security system that monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic and decides whether to allow or block specific traffic based on a defined set of security rules. Firewall
Your computer’s storage device. Hard Drive
The physical parts of a computer and all related devices.  Hardware
The communication procedure used by web browsers and web servers to transfer files. HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. The same thing as HTTP, but uses a secure socket layer (SSL) for security purposes HTTPS
A unique number given when you connect to the internet. IP Address
Internet Service Provider - the company you use to purchase your internet access. ISP
The user name and password you use to sign into an account. Login
A search engines that searches other search engines. A meta search engine submits your query to several other search engines and returns a summary of the results. In the aa.com technical support world, this is a travel website such as Kayak, Skyscanner, FareCompare, TripAdvisor, Trivago and Hipmunk. Meta search engine
A network hardware device that is connected to a computer to connect it to the internet or other networks. This is typically in the form of a small box that you get from your provider. Modem
Software used to operate your computer. Operating System
The attempt to obtain sensitive information. Typically carried out by a malicious email that directs users to enter personal information at a fake website whose look and feel are similar to a legitimate one. Phishing
type of window that opens without the user selecting "New Window" from a program's File menu. Pop-up window
The central processing unit. Processor
The computer’s virtual memory, a workspace used to handle short-term tasks. RAM
To restart your computer Reboot
A host that delivers web pages to your computer. Server
Outline, or map, of the pages needed for a website. Sitemap
Lines of computer code written by programmers that tell the computer what to do. Also known as a program or an application. Software
Slang name for unsolicited commercial email/junk mail. SPAM
How fast your internet connection transmits and displays pages. Transmission Speeds
A term for transferring software or other files from your computer to another computer. Upload
Also known as a web address. URL
Means people with disabilities are able to use the website. Web Accessibility

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chapter 1 vocabulary Crossword

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might include word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and email application application software
a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style blog
a hardware device capable of transmitting an analog or digital signal over the telephone, other communication. communication device
an electronic device for storing and processing data computer
Computer literacy is the ability to use computers and related technology efficiently, with a range of skills covering levels from elementary use to programming and advanced problem solving. computer literacy
completed partially or entirely by using a computer. computer-aided
Manufacturing: make (something) on a large scale using machinery.
Convergence: the process or state of converging.
(central processing unit):the part of a computer in which operations are controlled and executed cpu
facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis data
Desktop computer: is a term commonly used to describe a system unit.
A software developer is a person concerned with facets of the software development process, including the research, design, programming, and testing of computer software developer
a camera that records and stores digital images digital camera
is the set of competencies required for full participation in a knowledge society digital literacy
an electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose ebook
E-book reader: is a mobile electronic device that is designed primarily for the purpose of reading digital e-books and periodicals.
system with a dedicated function within a larger mechanical or electrical system embedded computer
Enterprise computing: is a buzzword that refers to business-oriented information technology that is critical to a company's operations.
Enterprise user: is computer software used to satisfy the needs of an organization rather than individual users.
execute: and software engineering is the process by which a computer or a virtual machine performs the instructions of a computer program.
a list of questions and answers relating to a particular subject, especially one giving basic information for users of a website FAQ
Game console: A specialized desktop computer used to play video games.
graphical user interface: a visual way of interacting with a computer using items such as windows, icons, and menus, used by most modern operating systems.
Green computing: is the environmentally responsible and eco-friendly use of computers and their resources.
handheld computer: is a computer that can conveniently be stored in a pocket (of sufficient size) and used while you're holding it.
Hardware: tools, machinery, and other durable equipment.
Home user: A user is a person who uses a computer or network service.
Information: is stimuli that has meaning in some context for its receiver. When Information is entered into and stored in a computer, it is generally referred to as data.
Information processing: is the change (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer.
cycle: (sometimes called a fetch–decode–execute cycle) is the basic operational process of a computer.
input device: is (a piece of computer hardware equipment) used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system such as a computer or information appliance. Examples of input devices include keyboards, mouse, scanners, digital cameras and joysticks.
installing : install program. Also called a "setup program" or "installer," it is software that prepares an application (software package) to run in the computer.
Instant message: a message sent via the Internet that appears on the recipient's screen as soon as it is transmitted.
Internet: a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.
Internet-enabled: the single worldwide computer network that interconnects other computer networks, on which end-user services, such as World Wide Web sites or data archives, are located, enabling data and other information to be exchanged, (Also called) the Net.
Laptop computer: a computer that is portable and suitable for use while traveling.
Mainframe: (colloquially referred to as "big iron") are computers used primarily by large organizations for critical applications, bulk data processing, such as census, industry and consumer statistics, enterprise resource planning, and transaction processing.
Memory: is any physical device capable of storing information temporarily or permanently.
Microblogging: A type of blog that lets users publish short text updates. Bloggers can usually use a number of service for the updates including instant messaging, email, or Twitter. The posts are called microposts, while the act of using these services to update your blog is called microblogging.
Mobile computing: is a generic term that refers to a variety of devices that allow people to access data and information from wherever they are. Sometimes referred to as "human-computer interaction," mobile computing transports data, voice, and video over a network via a mobile device.
Mobile device: (or handheld computer) is a computing device small enough to hold and operate in the hand. ... Mobile devices may run mobile operating systems that allow third-party apps specialized for said capabilities to be installed and run.
Mobile users: A person traveling with a smartphone, tablet or other portable device that requires Internet access via a cellular system.
Netbook: is a small, light, low-power,that has less processing power than a full-sized laptop but is still suitable for word processing, running a Web browser and connecting wirelessly to the Internet.
network: is defined as a group of two or more computer systems linked together. There are many types of computer networks, including the following: local-area networks(LANs): The computers are geographically close together (that is, in the same building).
notebook computer: is a battery- or AC-powered personal computer generally smaller than a briefcase that can easily be transported and conveniently used in temporary spaces such as on airplanes, in libraries, temporary offices, and at meetings.
Online:Recently, however, the term "online" usually means being connected to the Internet. The connection can be through a phone line, using a dial-up or DSL modem, a cable line via a cable modem, or through a wireless connection. A computer can also be online via a connection to a computer network.
Online banking: a method of banking in which transactions are conducted electronically via the Internet.
Investing online: also known as online trading or trading online, is a process by which individual investors and traders buy and sell securities over an electronic network, typically with a brokerage firm.
Online social network is an online platform which people use to build social networks or social relations with other people who share similar personal or career interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections.
Operating system: the software that supports a computer's basic functions, such as scheduling tasks, executing applications, and controlling peripherals.

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Knowledge About Virus Crossword

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The malicious computer program that spread and do harm to computer, which can be launch through infected program or by the use of infected disk or USB drive virus
The malicious computer program is hidden under the useful application, and later cause harm to the computer trojan horse
A standalone malicious computer program that replicates, spread, and do harm to other computers through exploiting vulnerabilities worm
An attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system attack
A software that cause harm to computer malware
A software that encrypts data and require payment to decrypt it ransomware
A software that display advertisement according to information stolen from the spyware adware
A software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive spyware
A software that tracks the key struck on the keyboard keylogger
A technology that get into the operating system to hide a malicious program component rootkit
A software that is designed to detect and destroy computer viruses antivirus
The process of making copies of data to guarantee accessibility when the original data are lost or destroyed backup
The ability to ensure reliable access of information whenever needed availability
The ability to ensure the authenticity of information—the information is trustworthy and accurate integrity
The ability to ensure authorized people can get access to the information only confidentiality
A text message tactic in which individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or personal information Smsishing
A phone call tactic in which individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or personal information vishing
The activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company phishing
Someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network hacker
Computer robot that performs a wide variety of automated tasks bot
a method, often secret, of bypassing normal authentication in a product back door
Bundles of malicious programs that combine the functionality of different types of malware blended threat
A way of virus propagation in which the malicious code is place in the medium (e.g. CD, DVD…), and will be read by the computer first before the operating system (OS) is read. master boot record
A way of virus propagation in which the malicious code overwrites or inserted in the executable file file infection
A way of virus propagation in which the malicious code is hidden in an automated input sequence macro infection
The technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access cyber security

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Key Skills Crossword

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Part of your email software where you store details of your ‘friends and contacts’ email addresses (7,4) Address Book
Software helps protect yourcomputer from viruses (9) Anti-virus
Another word for computer programme (11) Application
The place on a website where you find old articles, stories etc (7) Archive
A file which is sent with an email (10) Attachment
A technical term for copying files onto disk or CD-ROM for safe keeping (6) Backup
Means Blind carbon or courtesy copy. This box allows you to send an email to more than one person but their email addresses are hidden fromother recipients (1,1,1) Bcc
A permanent high-speed internet connection (9) Broadband
Errors in a piece of software or web page that can make it break or work (3) Bugs
Means Carbon or Courtesy Copy or Typing an email address or string of email addresses in the this box will send your mail to those additional addresses as well as the main recipient (1,1) cc
When your computer temporarily stops working. It may pause or freeze up, or tell you to restart or quit (5) Crash
The flashing vertical line on the screen that shows you where you are and where the next character you type will appear (6) Cursor
Selecting text, images or files and deleting them from one place while putting them in another (3,3,5) Cut and paste
amera that takes photographs and stores them on disks or smart cards rather than on film (7,6) Digital Camera
Software which runs hardware attached to your computer like a modem, printer or scanner. New hardware normally comes with a CD containing the necessary drivers to install on your computer. Driver
Getting a file onto your computer from another computer on the internet. Download
Clicking on an icon or selection, holding the mouse button down and moving the mouse to ‘drag’ the selection to a new location. When the mouse button is released the item is ‘dropped’. Draganddrop
Electronic mail. Messages (sometimes with attachments) sent over the internet from one email address to another. Email
A ‘complaint’ by the computer that something has gone wrong, maybe including an code’. Errormessage
Frequently Asked Questions. A list of standard answers to questions which newcomers to a topic or website may have. FAQ
Data stored on a disk. There are two types: ‘program files’ (with instructions that make up software applications, e.g. Word) and ‘data files’ (files created by you and me, e.g. a letter or photo). File
A program which sits between your computer and the internet and watches for hacking, viruses or unapproved data transfer. Firewall
A plug-in application you download which allows your browser to show animations. Flash
Unauthorised access to a computer, its files and programs by a ‘hacker’, a computer expert who can break through its security. Hacking
The place inside your computer where you save documents, pictures, applications, etc. Hard drive/Hard disk
The ‘front page’ of a website, where you’re told what’s on the site, how to get around it and how to search for things that’ll interest you. Homepage
A series of letters, numbers and characters that you enter to get into your computer, internet connection, email or websites that you are registered with. Password
The button that you use to download a web page again. In Internet Explorer it’s called “Refresh” and in Mozilla Firefox “Reload”. You should press this button if for some reason a web page appears not to have loaded correctly. Refresh/Reload
Some websites ask you to give your name, email address and other personal information in order to view pages. This is called registering. Register
A website which allows you to search the internet for information. It lists results that relate to your key words. Searchengine
Any programs such as word processors, email applications or internet browsers. Software
Junk email sent to many people at once, usually involving advertising or offering services. SPAM is very deeply frowned upon by most internet users, and where it involves advertising or a false return address it is particularly disliked. SPAM
Stands for Uniform Resource Locator, the technical term for the address of a website or document on the web (e.g. www.bbc.co.uk). URL
A series of letters and numbers you type into your computer, email account or other computer network service to tell it who you are. Username
Pieces of code that are designed to reproduce and damage data or system performance. There are thousands of viruses and the numbers keep growing. Virus
Software which allows you to surf the internet. Webbrowser
Text which is arranged in a non-linear fashion and which you continue reading by clicking on links. Hypertext
A small picture which, when you click on it launches an application, program or acts like a link on the World Wide Web. Icon
The folder in your email program / webmail where you get your incoming emails. Inbox
Millions of computers around the world connected together by telephone lines, cables or satellites. Internet
One of the most popular web browsers, designed by Microsoft. InternetExplorer
Internet Service Provider. An ISP is the company that provides internet connections. ISP
Direct marketing sent by email rather than by the post. Junk Junkemail
A small, portable computer which can be battery operated as well as run from the mains. Laptop
Words or pictures you can click on which take you from somewhere (an internet page, an email message etc.) to somewhere else (another page, a picture etc.). Link
Using a username and password to prove your identity so that you can enter your computer or internet account. Loggingin
A family of computers developed by Apple. Macintosh
The folder which contains a person’s individual items such as an inbox, outbox, sent items, notes and calendar. Mailbox
The storage and thinking parts of your computer. More storage ? on your hard disk (ROM) means you can save more files and more thinking ? (RAM) means your computer can perform more complex tasks quicker. Memory
The display screen on your computer. Monitor
Describes when your computer is not connected to the internet. Offline

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Web Design Crossword

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clickable text in a hyperlink Anchor
used to format the layout of webpages in conjunction with HTML cascading style sheets
area enclosed by the beginning and ending tags Container element
small piece of data kept and stored on websites cookie
name used in URL's to identify a particular webpage Domain
refers to using computer code to place something such as a video or song on a Website or blog Embed
any link that goes to a different domain external link
design for characters you type font
graphics interchange format, image file format commonly used for images on the web GIF
Joint photographic experts group, popular image file format jpeg
hypertext markup language, used to create webpages HTML
internet protocol address, numerical label assigned to each device connected IP Address
does not start on a new line and only takes up as much width as necessary inline element
adjusting the space between characters, placing two characters closer together than normal kerning
HTML object that allows you to jump to a new location when click or tap it link
number of pixels contained on a display monitor resolution
basic unit of programmable color on a computer display pixel
red, blue, green refers to a system for representing the colors used on a computer display RGB
a small line attached to the end of a stroke in a letter or symbol serif
computer program that lets a user enter, change, store, and usually print text text editor
document commonly written in HTML that is accessible through the Internet web page
a Web site that allows users to add and update content on the site using their own Web browser wiki

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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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COM Crossword

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Business that provides access to the Internet free or for a fee access provider
Protects a computer against viruses antivirus program
Duplicate of a file, program, or disk; stored separately backup
Internet service that provides hard disk storage to computer users cloud storage
Hardware component that enables a computer to send and receive data communications device
Electronic device operating via instructions stored in its own memory computer
Directs and coordinates most of the operations in the computer Collection of unprocessed items data
Designed so the system unit and all devices fit entirely on a desk desktop
Device that allows users to take pictures and store the images digitally digital camera
Visually conveys text, graphics, and video information display device
Reducing electricity and environmental waste due to computers green computing
Storage device that contains one or more inflexible, circular platters hard disk
Flash memory storage device that plugs into a USB port USB flash drive
Small, flat, rectangular pointing device near the keyboard that allows you to move the pointer by sliding a fingertip on the surface of the pad computer touchpad
Typically has a touch-sensitive screen between seven and ten inches, and is extremely lightweight tablet
Allows users to create worksheets and perform calculations spreadsheet
Phone that can connect to the Internet smart phone
Malicious program that allows someone to take control of computer rootkit
Number of horizontal and vertical pixels in a display device resolution
Computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and rootkits malware

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Computer Terms Crossword

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is the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills Digital Literacy
a computer designed for use by one person at a time. Personal Computer
is the collection of physical parts of a computer system. Hardware
is a generic term for organized collections of computer data and instructions Software
one of the most essential parts of a computer system. Motherboard
A central processing unit CPU
refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Back Up
The primary computer storage device, which spins, reads and writes one or more fixed disk platters. Hard Drive
Short for digital versatile disc or digital video disc DVD
a device or program that enables a computer to transmit data over Modem
a widely used sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 by Swiss typeface designer Max Miedinger Helvetica
Universal Serial Bus USB
The global communication network that allows almost all computers worldwide to connect and exchange information. Internet
providing a common topic identifier in text and chat messages so they can be searched as a group. Commonly used in tweets hashtag
connects to the motherboard of a computer system and generates output images to display. Video Card

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Computer Science Vocabulary Crossword

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A sequence of instructions suitable for processing by a computer. COMPUTERPROGRAM
The rules that govern the structure of language statements; in particular, the rules for forming statements in a source language correctly. SYNTAX
An error in the rules that govern the structure of language statements. SYNTAXERROR
A program that runs in the context of a browser. APPLET
A program that runs when translated by a Java computer. APPLICATION
Binary digit. The smallest unit of information for data storage and transmission. Each bit is considered to be either a "0" or a "1". BIT
A set of bits normally considered as a unit, it normally consists of eight bits and corresponds to a single character of information. BYTE
Hardware, software, or both, that allow a user to interact with and perform operations on a system, program, or other device. USERINTERFACE
A program that translates a program into machine code that can be converted into an executable program (an object program). COMPILER
An ordered set of well-defined instructions for the solution of a problem in a finite number of steps. ALGORITHM
Used to describe a complete data processing system, with the flow of data through clerical operations involved, down to the level of individual programs, but excluding such programs. FLOWCHART

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