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1

What should be done if a needed device driver has been “abandoned” by the original manufacturer?

Search forums and other sites for information that may, or may not, legitimize a third-party’s driver package.

2

For security purposes, what piece of information should be changed immediately when setting up a wireless router?

Administrator password

3

A software firewall that is capable of content filtering can perform what action?

Allow or deny specific attachment and payload types, keywords, and file formats

4

What is the purpose of patching systems?

To harden systems by keeping operating system files, driver software, and firmware updated

5

You are notified that your computer has a worm that is actively replicating across the network. What should you do first?

Disconnect the network link

6

If someone refers to an application as "bloatware," what are they saying about it?

The program consumes an excessive amount of system resources.

7

What is the general term for any unwanted software that has the potential to damage a system or impede performance?

Malware

8

After you finish installing a fresh copy of Windows, you notice that several unnecessary applications were automatically installed as part of a bundle with the operating system. What should you do?

Uninstall any unnecessary applications by using the uninstall feature

9

What action can be taken to help validate that software comes from a legitimate source?

Ensuring that driver software is digitally signed by the vendor

10

Which is NOT a legitimate source for obtaining setup files or device drivers?

Third-party sites such as download.cnet.com

11

After antivirus software detects a virus, what action does the software most commonly take next?

It quarantines the virus and prevents it from being opened.

12

What typically happens when you visit a website that does not have a valid digital certificate?

The browser will display an invalid certificate warning and ask if you want to proceed.