Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Computer Security

cyber security and crime video

TermDefinition
cybercrime include stolen credit cards,drones have been high jacked and _social security numbers_ have been compromised
malware software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
viruses it can steal or delete programs, control programs, or be controlled by remote operation; gets installed and harms the user and computer and can spread to other computers
botnet a network of private computers infected with malicious software and controlled as a group without the owners' knowledge, e.g., to send spam messages.
spyware software that enables a user to obtain covert information about another's computer activities by transmitting data covertly from their hard drive.
adware software that automatically displays or downloads advertising material (often unwanted) when a user is online
firewall a part of a computer system or network that is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
spoofing is the creation of email messages with a forged sender address.
phishing When an eMail tricks the user to share important personal information (like a bank account number) this is known as a phishing scam
pharming he fraudulent practice of directing Internet users to a bogus website that mimics the appearance of a legitimate one, in order to obtain personal information such as passwords, account numbers, etc.
spam Large of amounts of eMail
hacking methods to avoid this include using strong passwords, installing system security updates often and checking for authentic web addresses
Created by: dkellercarroll