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Quiz by GCSE Computer Science Teacher 3

Computer Science
English National Curriculum

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English National Curriculum


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  • Q1
    What does malware stand for?
    Malicious software
    Malicious warriors
    Malicious wires
  • Q2
    What is the purpose of malware once installed on a computer?
    To repair any damages to the system
    To set up a virtual network on the system
    To track what the performance of the CPU
    To disrupt, damage, or gain unauthorised access to the system
  • Q3
    How can malware be prevented against?
    By opening all emails and checking their contents
    By ensuring you have an anti virus installed which is up to date
    By using removable memory devices such as USB sticks
    Turning your computer off at night
  • Q4
    What is a computer virus?
    One type of malware which is installed without your knowledge, with the purpose of doing harm
    A program that create a backdoor into the computer to allow unauthorised access
    Software is used to diagnose the system performance issues
    A piece of hardware which is plugged into the CPU to slow it down
  • Q5
    What is a trojan horse virus?
    Allows users to access files on their system through a secure folder
    A way of transporting malware across networks
    A malware that holds your file captive until you pay a fee
    A malware that creates a backdoor on your computer allowing unauthorised access

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