chapter four cosc

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application software serves as the interface between the user, the apps, and the computer’s or mobile device’s hardware. t/f
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false; system software
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each time you start a computer or mobile device, the system software is loaded from storage into memory. t/f
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true
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open source software is mass-produced, copyrighted software that meets the needs of a wide variety of users. t/f
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false; not mass produced
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when downloading software, freeware, or public domain software, it is good practice to seek websites with ratings for and reviews of products. t/f
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true
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while a computer or mobile device is running, the operating system remains in memory. t/f
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true
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with database software, users run functions to retrieve data. t/f
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false; run queries
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software suites off three major advantages: lower cost, ease of use, and integration. t/f
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true
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a PDF file can be viewed and printed without the software that created the original document. t/f
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true
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the military and airlines might use CBT simulations to train pilots to fly in various conditions and environments. t/f
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true
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an antivirus program automatically deletes quarantined files. t/f
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false; until the infection can be removed.
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cookies typically are considered a type of spyware.
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false; are not
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programs called __ enable you to perform maintenance-type usually related to managing devices, media, and programs used by computer and mobile devices.
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tools or utilities
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__ software performs functions specific to a business or industry.
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custom
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A __ is the right to use a program or app
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license agreement
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__ software is an application that allows users to organize data in rows and columns and perform calculations on the data
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spreadsheet
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__ is a type of application that assists professionals and designers in creating engineering, architectural and scientific designs and models.
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CAD software
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the term __ refers to decreasing a photo’s file size
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compress
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a __ is a destructive program disguised as a real program.
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trojan horse
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a __ is a known, specific pattern of virus code.
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virus signature
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destructive event or prank a virus was created to deliver.
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payload
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malware that resides in active memory and replicates itself over a network to infect computers and devices, using up the system resources and possibly shutting down the system.
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worm
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program that enables you to perform maintenance-type tasks usually related to managing devices, media, and programs used by computers and mobiles devices.
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tools
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software provided for use, modification and redistribution that has no restirictions from the copyright holder regarding modification of the software.
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open source software
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process of reorganizing a hard disk’s files so that the files are stored in contiguous sectors.
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defragmenting
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malware that can hide and allow someone to take full control of a computer from a remote location.
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rootkit
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scam in which a perpetrator sends an official looking email message that attempts to obtain personal and/or financial information
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phishing
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square-shaped coded graphic that corresponds to a web address or other information.
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QR code
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separate area of a hard disk that holds an infected file until the infection can be removed.
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quarantine

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