CS security

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  • Created by: EJF2002
  • Created on: 17-01-18 11:09
data can lose it's value through what 3 things?
human error, theft and malfunction
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what is a backup?
a copy of the data kept away from the computer
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what is malware designed to do?
affect the normal running of the computer
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how does pharming try to gain personal information?
through a fake email
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how does phishing try to gain personal information?
through a fake website
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DOS attacks atempt to do what?
halt user access to the computer
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how does encryption hide the contents of a message?
by jumbling up the charecters using a unique equation called a key
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what are protocols?
sets of rules computers follow when they communicate
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what is a backup?

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a copy of the data kept away from the computer

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what is malware designed to do?

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how does pharming try to gain personal information?

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how does phishing try to gain personal information?

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