Cybersecurity and Internet Safety Quiz

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What does the term 'outing' refer to?

Revealing someone's personal secrets or embarrassing information

Which of the following is a key feature of parental controls?

Allowing parents to manage their children's online activities

What is the purpose of a password?

To gain admission to something by using a secret word or phrase

What is the term used to describe a person on the internet who preys on or victimizes others, often children?


What is the term used to describe deliberately offensive online posts?


What is cyberbullying?

The use of electronic communication to bully a person

What is the definition of a digital citizen?

Someone who acts safely, responsibly, and respectfully online

What does netiquette refer to?

Unofficial rules for proper online behavior

What is the primary purpose of copyright?

To give exclusive rights to the creator of an original work

What is the definition of identity theft?

Stealing someone's password or hijacking their online accounts

Study Notes

Online Safety and Etiquette

  • Outing: sharing someone's secrets or embarrassing information about them online
  • Oversharing: revealing too much personal information about oneself online

Online Privacy and Security

  • Personal information: data that can identify someone, such as name, email, home address, or phone number
  • Password: a secret word or phrase required to access something online
  • Phishing: scams that trick people into sharing personal information through fraudulent emails or texts
  • Privacy: the state of being free from public attention
  • Privacy settings: controls that allow users to limit who can access their online profiles and what information they can see

Online Predators and Threats

  • Predator: someone who preys on or victimizes others, often children, online
  • Social engineering: tricking people into revealing confidential information, such as passwords

Online Communities and Media

  • Social media: online communities where people interact with each other
  • Spam: unwanted emails sent by unknown individuals
  • Trolling: deliberately offensive online posts

Online Safety and Citizenship

  • Upstander: someone who stands up for others online
  • Anonymous: someone who has not been identified and has not revealed their name
  • Cybercrime: any illegal activity related to the internet
  • Cyberbullying: using electronic communication to bully someone
  • Cyberstalking: repeatedly using electronic communication to harass or frighten someone
  • Digital citizen: someone who acts safely, responsibly, and respectfully online
  • Digital footprint: all the information about a person online, whether posted by them or others

Online Crimes and Misconduct

  • Fraud: using dishonest methods to cheat someone out of something valuable
  • Hacking: unauthorized access to data using computers
  • Harassment: unwelcome and inappropriate verbal or physical conduct
  • Identity theft: stealing someone's password or hijacking their online accounts
  • Inappropriate material: offensive or explicit content that should not be accessed in a classroom setting
  • Intimidate: to threaten, frighten, or scare someone

Online Etiquette and Responsibility

  • Netiquette: unofficial rules for proper online behavior
  • Online profile: publicly and privately shared information about oneself online

Test your knowledge about cybersecurity, cyberbullying, copyright, and other internet safety concepts. This quiz covers topics like anonymous online activity, protecting computers from cybercrimes, and understanding legal rights related to original works.

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