Trend Micro’s Network Security IQ Quiz

    1. My son has gaming devices and my daughter has a Playstation. Their game devices don’t need any security – threats are only on the computer.


True

False

    1. If my computer is set up to receive automatic security updates, then I’m automatically secure.


True

False

    1. I prevent intruders from accessing my wireless network by:


A password

Restricting access to unknown computers

I just hope they can’t pick up wireless on their laptops

Both A and B

    1. If I use a dial up it may slow down my computer but will keep me safe from threats that could steal my identity, right?


True

False

    1. I chat a lot on AIM, Google Chat and Yahoo Messenger. What details below should I leave off my profile to avoid getting hacked?


Pet names

Mother’s maiden name

Nicknames

Phone numbers

All of the above

    1. Security attacks can come in the form of:


Virus

Phishing

Botnets

All of the above

    1. I keep the same password for pretty much everything. Which of the following is an example of a strong password?


Password

J*p2le04>F

Mother’s birth date

    1. To protect sensitive data on my computer, it’s best to use:


Passwords

File permissions

Encryption

All of the above

    1. I don’t need to worry about security when I shop online with a national retailer. They automatically protect me.


True

False

    1. My computer came fully loaded and included security when I bought it a year ago. I’m fully protected.


True

False

Bonus Question

I use a Mac therefore I’m not exposed to security threats – I’m totally safe.

True
False