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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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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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Technology Crossword

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The opening page of a website. homepage
A computer language used to create web pages. HTML
A file format for compressing pictures JPEG
A link from a hypertext file or document to another location or file, activated by clicking on a highlighted word or image on the screen. hyperlink
The ability to use technology to find, organize, and evaluate information. digitalliteracy
A group of networked computers that share a common address (.edu, .com). Domain
The process of converting data into code. encryption
A security system that protects a network. firewall
A way to narrow search results by using the operators AND, OR, & NOT. BooleanLogic
A temporary storage place for quick retrieval of frequently used data. cache
A small text file stored in a computer’s hard drive by a website. cookie
An organized collection of information that is searchable. database
To practice appropriate and responsible behavior when using technology digitalcitizenship
The text field in a web browser where an URL is displayed or typed. addressbar
The amount of data that can be sent through a connection at one time. bandwidth
To save the URL of a webpage for easy access in the future. bookmark
Instructions you input for a computer to follow. code
The action of writing CODE or instructions for the computer to follow. programming
An unit of memory (8 binary digits represent a character). byte
Central Processing Unit- The brain of the computer. cpu
A program that searches for items in a database or sites on the WWW. searchengine
Uniform Resource Locator- The address of a resource on the WWW. url
A program used to navigate the WWW. browser
The global system of interconnected computer networks that link billions of devices. internet
A set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources. network
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol- the set of rules for transferring files on the World Wide Web. http

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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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Internet Safety Crossword

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controlled by or connected to another computer or network online
working surface of a desk desktop
legal right given to an originator to print, publish, perform, film, or record the originator's work. copyright
any message passed through digital devices. digital communication
where computer networkers where users can communicate. chat room
regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group blog
capable of copying itself and destroying data. virus
electronic communication used to bully a person or a group of people. cyberbullying
applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. social media
set of rules you should follow in order to make the internet better for others, and better for you. digital etiquette
acquisition and use of a person's private identifying information identity theft
A hostile, strongly worded message that may contain obscene language. flame
specific features or software that parents manage the online activities of children parental control
any device used to communicate provocative messages and/or sexual images sexting
A program, or set of instructions, that runs on a computer. software

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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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Chapter 1 - Introduction to Computers Crossword

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Long Term Memory RAM
Lightweight computer that uses touchscreen Tablet
A computer and network connection Interface
Security device that controls access from the Internet Firewall
Small disk files that contain software codes System Files
Input device that emits an electronic signal Light Pen
Input device used to capture video images in real time Webcam
Use finely focused laser beam to read and write data Compact Discs
Converts characters, images and text to digital data Scanner
A wireless computer mounted on a mobile cart Computer on wheels
Easily transported wireless computer Laptop
Magnetic storage media inside a computer Hard Drive
Another word meaning quality of the image Resolution
Uses tiny nozzles to spray ink on paper Ink jet printer
A type of programming language COBOL
A type of software FOSS
Network lined up on a single cable Bus Network
Routes data between networks using IP address Router
Network that can reach across wide geographic areas Wide area network
Sends signal from router to PC Wireless

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Computer Safety Crossword

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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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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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Crossword - Exercise 1

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A basic security mechanism that consists of a secret word or phrase that must be used to gain access to an account Password
An attempt by hackers to damage or destroy a computer network or system. Attack
Someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. Hacker
The process of confirming the correctness of the claimed identity Authentication
e-mails that appear to originate from a trusted source to trick a user into entering valid credentials on a fake website Phishing
The body of technologies, processes and practices designed to protect networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access Cyber Security
A standalone malware computer program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers. Worm
Are small files that Web sites put on your computer hard disk drive when you first visit Cookies
A technology that allows us to access our files through the internet from anywhere in the world. Cloud
Appears at the beginning of the web-link of a secured website HTTPS
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
A data classification mode that describes certain data or document as a secret Reporting
A government agency in Qatar that handles all reported incidents related to cyber attacks QCERT
The art of manipulating people to get access to sensitive information Social Engineering
A software that is a type of utility used for scanning and removing harmful software from your computer Antivirus
Any software program in which advertising banners are displayed while the program is running Adware
The use of electronic communication to bully a person Cyberbullying
A phone call tactic in which individuals are tricked into revealing critical financial or personal information Vishing
A software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive Spyware
Similar to worms and Trojans but earn their unique name by performing a wide variety of automated tasks on behalf of their master (the cyber criminals) who are often safely located somewhere far across the Internet. Bots

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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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