Chapter 10 Matching

Match the definitions with the terms in the box to the right by entering the letter for each term next to its correct definition below. When you are finished, check your answers. You can refresh this page to try a new matching activity.

a. adware cookie
b. carpal tunnel syndrome
c. Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986
d. ethics
e. Freedom of Information Act
f. identity theft
g. illusion of anonymity
h. physical security
i. scam
j. Trojan horse

1.Cookies that monitor your activities across all sites you visit and are continually active in collecting information on your Web activities.
2.Disorder found among frequent computer users, consisting of damage to nerves and tendons in the hands. See also Repetitive strain injury.
3.Law allowing prosecution of unauthorized access to computers and databases.
4.Standards of moral conduct.
5.Law giving citizens the right to examine data about them in federal government files, except for that restricted for national security reasons.
6.The illegal assumption of someone's identity for the purpose of economic gain.
7.The misconception that being selective about disclosing personal information on the Internet can prevent an invasion of personal privacy.
8.Activity concerned with protecting hardware from possible human and natural disasters.
9.A fraudulent or deceptive act or operation designed to trick individuals into spending their time and money for little or no return.
10.Programs that are not viruses but carriers of viruses. Commonly appearing free as computer games, screen savers, or antivirus programs. Once downloaded they locate and disable existing virus protection and then deposit the virus.

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