Ethics in Information Technology: Cybercrimes and Professional Conduct
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Ethics in Information Technology: Cybercrimes and Professional Conduct

Learn about the ethics in Information Technology, different cybercrimes, steps to combat them, and the imperatives of professional conduct for IT professionals. The quiz is based on Chapter 3 of the course 'GEE-LIVING IN THE IT ERA'.

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What is the primary purpose of spyware?

To gather personal information and relay it to third parties

What is the primary characteristic of a Trojan?

It appears legitimate but can take control of a computer

How does ransomware typically spread?

Through phishing emails or infected websites

Which of the following is NOT a recommended practice to avoid being hacked?

<p>Give out personal information to strangers who call on the phone</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the potential consequence of using new information technologies without considering ethical implications?

<p>Serious ethical consequences</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following statements is true about the impact of information technology tools?

<p>Their impact on sensitive issues directly affects their effectiveness and usability</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is NOT a type of malware discussed in the text?

<p>Keylogger</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of ransomware?

<p>To deny access to a computer system or data until a ransom is paid</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended practice for dealing with unexpected warnings from sources you don't trust?

<p>Ignore them</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a potential consequence of ransomware for an organization?

<p>Devastating impact</p> Signup and view all the answers

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