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Viruses, Identity Theft and Hackers

Examples of real security and privacy risks

Spam

Unwanted electronic email

Software

Programs that give commands to the computer

Blackboard or WebCT

Example of management software

Biomedical chip research

Provides technological solutions to physical problems and to provide a means for positively identifying individuals

Nanoscience

The study of molecules and structures whose size ranges from 1 to 100 nanometers

True or Flase: Data mining is the set of techniques used in information handling and retrieval

False

True or False: Being computer literate means that you should be able to build a computer yourself

False

True or False: The discrepancy between the "haves" and "have-nots" with regard to computer technology is commonly referred to as the digital society

False

True or False: A TV tuner allows your computer to receive television channels from a cable connection and display them on your computer monitor

True

True or False: Becoming computer literate includes being able to understand and form knowledgeable opinions on the challenges facing a digital society

True

True or False: Employers do not have the right to monitor email and network traffic on employee systems used at work

False

True or False: Ranchers use VeriChips to track their cattle

False

True or False: The seven fastest-growing occupations are computer related

True

True or False: Nanostructures represent the smallest human -made structures that can be built

True

True or False: Information technology careers are on the rise

True

VeriChip

Type of chip implanted in humans as a means of verifying a persons identity

Exported

Sent to other countries

Computer Literate

Being familiar enough with computers that you understand their capabilities and limitations and know how to use them

Computer Forensics

The application of computer systems and techniques to gather legal evidence

Identity Theft

The act of stealing someone's identity

System software

The operating system

Excel

Application software

Functions of the operating system

1. Provides a way for software applications to work with the CPU. 2. Manages the processor. 3. Provides a user interface

The minimum RAM requirement to run Windows Vista

1 GB

C drive

The hard drive

With Windows Explorer you can perform the following file management actions

1. Renaming files 2. Opening files 3. Copying Files

The file extension that is added automatically using Microsoft Word 2007 to create a file

.docx

Backup utility

Used on Windows to make a duplicate copy of the data on your hard drive

Disk Defragmenter

A Windows utility program that arranges files on your hard drive in sequential order

True or False: The user interface is part of a computers operating system

True

True or False: Microsoft Word and Excel are examples of system software

False

True or False: Mac OS is an open-source operating system

False

True or False: You can legally download versions of Windows XP off of the Internet for free

False

True or False: A multiuser operating system is also described as a network operating system

True

True or False: The type of processor in the computer dictates which operating system a desktop uses

True

True or False: With the Plug and Play standard, adding hardware to your computer becomes easier

True

True or False: The combination of a computers operating system and application software is referred to as the computers platform

False

True or False: PnP stands for Plug and Play

True

True or False: Cell phones use single-user, multitask category of operating system

False

CPU

A special program used by the computers hardware devices and operating system to communicate

Recycle Bin

Where the files deleted from the hard drive are held

Examples of Stand-alone-off-the-shelf programs

Antivirus and security programs

Preemptive Multitasking

The ability of the operating system to perform more than one task at a time

Vista

The newest operating system from Microsoft Windows

Information

Data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion

The number of binary digits (or bits) combined to create one byte

Eight

Binary language

A unique combination of each letter of the alphabet, each number, and each special character

Gigabyte

Approximately one billion bytes

System software

The set of programs that enables the computers hardware devices and application software to work together

Scanner

An input device

Examples of nonimpact printer

Inkjet and laser printers

True or False: There are two types of CRT monitors on the market: passive-matrix displays and active-matrix displays

False

True or False: Digital cameras, camcorders, and webcams are common devices for capturing pictures and video and are all considered output devices

True

True or False: Speakers connect to the VGA port

False

True or False: Studies have shown that users of MP3 players may experience hearing damage due to excessive volume from ear buds

True

True or False: Serial ports and parallel ports have long been used to connect input and output devices to the computer

True

True or False: The four main functions of a computer are inputting data, processing data, outputting the data or information, and communicating the data or information

False

True or False: External hard drives are often to back up data that is contained on the internal hard drive

True

True or False: The central processing unit is the largest and most important chip in the computer

True

True or False: The motherboard is a box that contains the central electronic component of the computer

False

True or False: Restarting the system while its powered on is called a cold boot

False

RAM

Sometimes referred to as primary storage

Erogonomics

Deals with such things as positioning your monitor and wrists correctly

Multifunction or All-in-one

A device that combines the functions of a printer, scanner, copier, and fax into one machine

Nonimpact

One of two primary categories of printers

System

One of two broad categories of software

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