What do you know about the biggest and baddest attacks in technology history?
What was the name of first virus found "in the wild" in 1986?
What is a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack?
- An attacker hits multiple sites at random
- An attack which uses multiple computers to overload a target site
- An attacker changes a victim's password to prevent access to their account
- An attack striking a mainframe
A worm is a self-replicating computer malware program. The first major worm was created by Robert Morris (pictured) in what year?
What is it called when an email tries to trick you into divulging your password?
What is the role of a firewall?
- To block unauthorised connections
- To keep your computer warm
- To neutralise viruses
- To scan downloaded files
What was the name of the ‘Trojan Horse’ worm discovered in November 2014 and thought to have been created by UK and US governments as a tool for espionage and mass surveillance?
The Heartbleed virus made headlines around the world early in 2014. According to one study, what percentage of the world’s secure servers were affected by the attack?
- 2 percent
- 7 percent
- 17 percent
- 20 percent
Which fast food chain suffered an embarrassing hack in February 2013, which saw its website defaced with a competitors logo?
- Burger King
Which famous pop star suffered an attack from notorious hacking group Lizard Squad in January 2015?
- Taylor Swift
- Ariana Grande
- Iggy Azalea
Which of the following groups has NOT also been targeted by Lizard Squad?
- Malaysia Airlines
- Sony PlayStation Network
- Xbox Live
- British Airways
The Target hack of December 2013 was one of the biggest in history, but what country did it originate from?
- North Korea
The Syrian Electronic Army has emerged as one of the most powerful hacking organisations in the world over the last few months, but which of the following has NOT been a victim of the group?
Which popular messaging app came under attack in October 2014, with nearly 13GB worth of private images being leaked?
Which US bank was hit with one of the largest data breaches in history in October 2014?
- JP Morgan
- Bank of America
- Capital One
How many eBay users were affected by a hack attack in May 2014?
- 10 million
- 128 million
- 154 million
- 302 million
Result: [SCORE-MESSAGE] out of [NB-OF-QUESTION-MESSAGE]
Tut tut - you need to watch out! Your knowledge of online risks is way too low....
Not bad! You know your stuff, but be sure not to get caught out!
Well done! You know your stuff - now stay on your guard!