Automated cybercrime

In this lesson you will explore terms and techniques related to automated cybercrime and the vulnerabilities of a network or software that can make companies or individuals vulnerable to such attacks.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Which of the sentences below most accurately represents social engineering in cybersecurity?

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Q2.The following sentence is a description of which social engineering attack? "Trying to obtain confidential records such as passwords by sending emails that look as if they are from a legitimate, respected organisation, but contain links to fake websites that take data from their unsuspecting victims"

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Q3.The following sentence is a description of which social engineering attack? "Redirects victims to a bogus site even if the victim has typed the correct web address. This type of scam is often applied to the websites of banks or e-commerce sites."

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.Which of the sentences below most accurately represents social engineering in cybersecurity?

1/3

Q2.The following sentence is a description of which social engineering attack? "Trying to obtain confidential records such as passwords by sending emails that look as if they are from a legitimate, respected organisation, but contain links to fake websites that take data from their unsuspecting victims"

2/3

Q3.The following sentence is a description of which social engineering attack? "Redirects victims to a bogus site even if the victim has typed the correct web address. This type of scam is often applied to the websites of banks or e-commerce sites."

3/3

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Quiz:

Automated Cybercrime –

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Q1.What is malware an abbreviation of?

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Q2.Which of the sentences below most accurately represents a worm?

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Q3.Which of the sentences below most accurately represents a virus?

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Quiz:

Automated Cybercrime –

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What is malware an abbreviation of?

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Q2.Which of the sentences below most accurately represents a worm?

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Q3.Which of the sentences below most accurately represents a virus?

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Lesson summary: Automated cybercrime

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