CompTIA A+ 220-1001/1002 Practice Test

Category - Operational Procedures

You are asked to train company employees on how to prevent computers from being infected. Which of the following pieces of advice would be most useful? Choose two.
  1. Check your antivirus software every day.
  2. Keep Windows or Mac updated to the latest versions.
  3. Avoid opening email attachments from unknown senders.
  4. Avoid visiting unknown, potentially suspicious websites.
Answer: C and D - Opening attachments and accessing questionable websites are the most common methods of acquiring viruses and other infections on your computer.

Key Takeaway:
While there are programs designed to protect computers, computer infections usually result from user actions. Educating the user will help prevent unnecessary computer infections.
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