TIA Ch. 9 Helpdesk

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Virtual, not physical, communications gateways that allow a computer to organize requests for information from other networks or computers are called ______.

logical ports

When a firewall is designed specifically for home networks, it is called a ______.

personal firewall

A program that appears to be something useful to desirable, but at the same time does something malicious in the background without your knowledge, is called a ______.

Trojan horse

The procedure used to assign IP address is called ______.

dynamic addressing

Amateur hackers who use tools created by skilled hackers that enable unskilled novices to wreak the same havoc as professional hackers are called ______.

script kiddies

A program that executes whenever a computer boots up, ensuring that the virus will be loaded into memory immediately, even before some virus protection programs can load is called a ______.

master boot record

A computer program that attaches itself to another computer program and attempts to spread itself to other computers when files are exchanged is called a ______.

virus

What is another name for security updates from software manufacturers?

patches

Which of the following are considered slightly different from viruses as they can run independently of host file execution?

worms

A virus that replicates itself into a hard drive's master boot record is called a ______.

boot-sector virus

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