Test your cybersecurity knowledge

You will be asked about the following subjects:

Results

Congratulations, you have passed the test as you got a score of 75% or more. This means you are well-informed about online social media hacks.

  • You know tools to check if you are in a data-breach like Have I been Pwned
  • You are aware of the possibilities of password managers or you are even using one
  • You know the benefits of two-factor authentication
  • You know the risks of oversharing information on social media
  • You know the risks of public Wi-Fi spots
  • You know how to spot fake & phishing websites
  • You know what to do in case your social media account gets hacked
  • You know how to recognize phishing messages on social media.

If you still feel like you could refresh your knowledge about any of these topics or you are just being curious feel free to go through the e-learning course.

Click here and let’s begin with the table of content!

 

Unfortunately, you have failed the test. To be able to pass the test, 70% of all the answers will need to be correct.

  • Learn about tools to check if you are in a data-breach like Have I been Pwned
  • Learn about the possibilities of password managers and how to use one
  • Learn about the benefits of two-factor authentication
  • Learn about the risks of public Wi-Fi spots
  • Learn how to spot fake & phishing websites
  • Learn what to do in case your social media account gets hacked
  • Learn how to recognize phishing messages on social media.

With the e-learning course, we cover all these topics through 6 chapters in just 1 hour.

Click here and let’s start the journey of refreshing your knowledge about online social media hacks!

#1. Have you ever thought about your online security in regards to your social media accounts?

You should consider how often you use certain passwords, if they are easy to crack and if they fall into a pattern.

#2. Do your passwords have the following characteristics? *Select all that apply

Select all that apply:

Actually, if you care about the safety of your passwords you should not want to answer this question at all.

#3. Have you ever checked out if you have been Pwned?

Have I been Pwned is a website where you can check if you’re e-mail adres is within a data-leak.

#4. Have you ever changed your password to update it on your own accord during the last 2 years?

Most websites without two-step authentication require you change your password within this period of time.

#5. Do you care about the safety of your passwords?

Many systems use requirements to make passwords a bit stronger. Think of a password as the key to everything. You would not want to make it too easy for people to break in now do you?

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#6. Whenever you change your password, do you use a pattern?

You should not insert a pattern into your passwords as this makes it easy to crack them. If you find it difficult to come up with unique passwords, consider using a password manager! Click here to learn more about password managers

#7. On a scale of 1-10, how much do you think your online security will improve by using either of these methods?

#8. Do you use a password manager or own a password diary?

A password manager or a diary is a place where you can store your passwords so you will not forget about them. Especially passwords managers are regarded as pretty safe options because you only have to memorize one password.

#9. Have you ever heard of two-factor authentication?

Two-factor authentication can enable a extra guard in case somebody once to try and break into your account. Learn more about two-factor authentication here

#10. According to your best guess, how much do you think your online security will improve by implementing two-factor authentication?

This will improve by quite a lot. About 96% against bulk phishing and 76% against targeted phishing. Learn more about two-factor authentication.

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#11. Have you used a new unfamiliar public Wi-Fi spot the last week?

Using unfamiliar new public Wi-Fi spots might not be the best idea. Do not connect to Starbucks Wi-Fi if the store is nearby for example. Learn more about public Wi-Fi spots.

#12. Did you login to your bank account during that session?

This is just to trigger you. In case you said yes the previous question, please be aware if you are using a rogue Wi-Fi spot that anyone can witness what you are doing.

#13. Have you ever googled information about yourself online?

It might be a good idea to try it out once and see what you can find. Do you like what you see? Did you find any sensitive information about you on your search? To find out if it’s sensitive, think how a recruiter will react whenever he sees this kind of information for example.

#14. Are you familiar with the term social engineering by hackers?

Social engineering is a manipulation tactic that is used often by hackers to impersonate someone in order to get valuable information or persuade you to take immediate action. Most often they scam people by phone with this tactic.

#15. Do you have a lot of friends on social media that you never even met before?

Some ways that social media hackers use to gain information about you is to simply send a friend request. By getting into your inner circle they can gather information about you or go even further and try to befriend your friends as well. It’s a very targeted form of hacking, so it’s not the most common, but be careful who you let into your circle on social media.

#16. Do you know the difference between http and https?

Https means it is a secured link. This difference in the URL is still a distinctive factor whenever you are contemplating if you are on a phishing website.

#17. Do you think that you are capable of seperating phishing websites from real ones?

If you are unsure whether you are up for this challenge, please visit chapter 3

#18. Do you know what an SSL certificate is?

An SSL certificate can verify if the website you are visiting is secure. SSL means secure sockets layer

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