Tele Vocab Test

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Tele Vocab Test
2014-09-24 20:47:40
Technology Vocab
Tele Vocab Test
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  1. when companies collect information about you based on your online behavior
  2. when companies tailor content to you based on the information they have collected about you
  3. common categories of the population, such as age, gender and race
  4. data files that are stored on your computer when you visit certain sites, which are often used by companies to identify repeat customers and personalize visitors' experience
  5. general impression of a person held by others and the public
  6. A technique to gain personal information for the purpose of identity theft, usually by means of fraudulent e-mail
  7. An online scam that attacks the browser's address bar. Users type in what they think is a valid website address and are unknowingly redirected to an illegitimate site that steals their personal information.
  8. a report on a person's creditworthiness that includes identifying information, credit cards, late payments, bankruptcies, and savings balances
    credit report
  9. a card you get when you pass your driver's test
    driver's license
  10. means that someone who is going to lend you money feels that your credit is good enough to approve you immediately without a credit check
    pre-approved credit card
  11. a card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    credit card
  12. Date of Birth
  13. Policy that indicates what kind of information a website will take from you and what they intend to do with it
    privacy policy
  14. the number of a particular individual's social security account
    Social Security number
  15. a secret word or phrase known only to a restricted group
  16. ..., When you receive a text message containing such a message as you won a prize.
    text message scam
  17. A practice in which individuals can obtain music, video, and other types of files from other users on a network; sometimes the files are shared without authorization from the copyright holder.
    P2P file sharing
  18. whats tells you that the website is secure in the browser
    padlock symbol
  19. All of the information online about a person either posted by that person or others, intentionally or unintentionally
    digital footprint
  20. Inputting key words into an online search engine that sifts through them and then shows related listings
    online search
  21. Lasting a long time, if not forever, such as information that one posts online that does not go away because it is passed on and spread
  22. Drawings or illustrations, often symbolic
  23. The effect of something that happened earlier
  24. The illegal practice of gathering information such as user names, passwords, and financial information through dishonest means
  25. A Web journal or log that can be either private or public and is often posted to regularly with text entries, video, and more
  26. The rules you agree to in order to use a website or online service
    terms of service
  27. Communication, including television, radio, and newspapers, that often reaches and impacts a large audience
  28. Electronic devices and media platforms such as computers, cell phones, digital video, social networking sites, the Internet, video games, and virtual worlds.
    digital media
  29. To take in, as with food or media in this case
  30. A regular behavior or practice
  31. A written record of an occurrence over time
  32. Someone who grew up with computers, video games, and the Internet from the time she or he was born and is comfortable using these technologies.
    digital native