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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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Computer and Internet Terms Crossword

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spyware spyware
spoofing spoofing
social engineering social engineering
script kiddie script kiddie
DoS Attack Dos Attack
cyberextortionist cyberextortionist
cracker cracker
botnet botnet
biometric device biometric device
backdoor backdoor

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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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Security Chat Crossword

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Illegal access, unless you're the door man Back Door
Iris or finger print scans biometric device
Unknowingly attack on one or more computers Dos attack
Computer searching for illegal activities digital forensics
Lets not waste anymore than we need to green computing
Lack of skills and software script kiddie
Don't divulge information to anyone social engineering
Are the websites legit spoofing
Can we or should we watch this show by live streaming filtering software
Do you know what your computer is doing while you surf the net? zombie

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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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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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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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INFO Security Crossword

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a software update designed to fix a particular problem or vulnerability <5 char> patch
the 's' in ______ stands for 'secure' and indicates that communication with a webpage is encrypted <5 char> HTTPS
The activity of copying files or databases so that they will be preserved in case of equipment failure or other catastrophe <6 char> backup
any data classified as personal, private or sensitive information <4 char> PPSI
function of one way encryption that is normally used to check integrity of data <4 char> hash
hardware or software mechanisms to prevent unauthorized users from accessing a computer network <8 char> firewall
malicious software that is inserted into a system, usually covertly, with the intent of compromising the victim's data <7 char> malware
a piece of digital information generated by a web server and saved in your computer after visiting a website <6 char> cookie
a weakness of a system or facility holding information which can be exploited to gain access or violate system integrity <13 char> vulnerability
an internet scam that targets unsuspecting users through email <8 char> phishing
a type of malware designed to block access to a computer system or data until a sum of money is paid <10 char> ransomware
this horse can stampede your security defenses for the bad guys and make you look sheepish too <6 char> trojan
your password is like a ____, use it regularly, change it often and do not share it with anyone else <10 char> toothbrush
a ________ is a program and/or device that monitors data travelling over a network. These programs/devices can be used both for legitimate network management and for stealing information off a network <6 char> snifer
____ is the scrambling of data into a secret code that can be read only by software set to decode that information <10 char> encryption
spoofing, tampering etc are examples of a security _____ <6 char> threat
a way of injecting malicious scripts into web pages <18 char> crosssitescripting
a ransomware crypto worm that attacked running microsoft windows operating systems, in May 2017 <8 char> wannacry
this malware targets microsoft windows based system and prevents it from booting <5 char> petya
group of experts that handle computer security incidents CERT

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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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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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Computer Networks Crossword

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What is it called when computers and other devices that are connected to share hardware, software, and data? Computer Network
A real time, face to face meeting between individuals not in the physically in the same place is called? Videoconference
A phone, such as a cellular or satellite phone, that uses a wireless network. mobile phone
The act of working from a remote location bu using computers and networking technology. telecommute
The use of networking technology to provide medical information and services telemedicine
A network that uses a central device connected directly to several other devices star network
In a client-server network, a computer that is dedicated to processing client requests. server
A location that provides wireless Internet access. hotspot
A network in which computers and other devices are connected to the network via physical cables Wired Network
A network in which computers and other devices are connected without physical cables Wireless Network
A network that uses a central cable to which all network devices connect. Bus Network
In a client server network, a computer or other device that requests and uses network resources. Client
To retrieve files from a server download
to transfer files to a server upload
a private network that is set up similarly to the internet and is accesses via a Web browser Intranet
The amount of data that can be transferred, such as via a bus or over a networking medium, in a given time period. bandwidth
An intranet that is at least partially accessible to authorized outsiders. Extranet
The amount of data that is transferred under real life conditions. Throughput
A method of transmitting data in which data is sent out to all nodes on a network and is retrieved only by the intended recipient. Broadcasting
A networking standard for very short-range wireless connections Bluetooth

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