Assignment #6

1.      Explain what is meant by phishing. Look up two examples of well publicized phishing episodes and briefly describe what happened. Do not include any of the examples mentioned in class. (5 points)

2.      List two different anti-virus software products and name their publisher. (2 points)

3.      List two different anti-spyware products and name their publisher. (2 points)

4.      Phishing is one example of social engineering. Define social engineering and describe two additional examples (other than phishing). (6 points)

5.      Define Macro virus and give an example of a well-publicized one. (5 points)

Note: There will be questions on the final exam that come out of these topics.