Quiz 5: Trust, Safety, and Reliability

Computing

False The term multiprocess is used to refer to programs that execute at the same time as one or more other programs.

False A Trojan horse is a piece of software that masquerades as an innocent program, and a rootkit is a program that embeds itself into a computer's operating system and acquires special privileges that would normally be available to the operating system.

False The term hacker today generally has a negative connotation. However, especially among older practitioners, hackers and hacking have dual meanings. Originally, it was a common term for discovering some way to work around the problem. Good hackers were therefore simply people who were good at problem solving by programming.