Mousetrapping in Computer Security: Definition

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In the technology world, what is mousetrapping?

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1. A call-to-action is a term used to describe _____.

2. A tell-tale sign a website visitor have been mousetrapped is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo lets you check your understanding of mousetrapping in computer security. What a call-to-action is and signs that a site visitor has been mousetrapped are two of the things the quiz covers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these materials any time to see how much you know about:

  • Definite indications of a mousetrapping website
  • When mousetrapping poses a serious security risk
  • The meaning of 'mousetrapping' in the tech world
  • Definition of a call-to-action

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as call-to-action and mousetrapping
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about a tell-tale sign that a website visitor has been mousetrapped
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about when mousetrapping poses a serious security risk and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep on learning about this practice by using the lesson called Mousetrapping in Computer Security: Definition. Some goals you can complete include:

  • Identify the different types of mousetrapping
  • Examine the effects of mousetrapping
  • Determine why mousetrapping is unethical
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