Firewalls :::: What They Are And Why You MUST Have One!

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Proxy server -- all messages entering or leaving your network must go thru this proxy server, effective for hiding your true network or computer address

Also, for greater security, many networks use encrypted data.

If you are operating a computer or a server, putting up firewalls will provide protection for your data and information that's passed along your network. If you regularly surfrepparttar Internet, placing a firewall on your own personal computer is a must. There is no reason not to have a firewall in place, you can download a free firewall from www.zonealarm.com for your own personal use.

Keep in mind, no system is foolproof; any computer or network hooked up torepparttar 141278 Internet can be hacked! Therefore, most people inrepparttar 141279 know, always keep a back-up of their important data/information on a secure off-line source: floppy disks, CDs, or on a computer that's not connected torepparttar 141280 Internet. Do daily or weekly back-ups to make sure your data and programs are safe.

Still, a good firewall will go a long way in protecting yourself from any unauthorized access to your computer. Withrepparttar 141281 occurrences of spyware, adware, and other more invasive scumware increasing daily; putting up a firewall and protecting yourself should be your first line of defense against such unwanted and rude visitors. Nuke them atrepparttar 141282 gate and save yourself from some major headaches.

Put that firewall up right now!



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Top Five 'Spyware Fighting' Tips

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3. Don't open Emails and Attachments from people you don't know. Use common sense, DON'T open any emails from people you don't know. Especially, do not open any Attachments until they are scanned for spyware and viruses. Many mail servers will do these scans for free.

4. Keep Your Operating System Up to Date. Be aware of what's on your system - do regular spyware and adware scans to see exactly what's on your computer. Know your machine! You may be horrified to learn someone may be monitoring your every 'keystroke' and every 'image' you've viewed on your computer. So scan regularly and also make sure you downloadrepparttar newest updates from your Operating System; these often contain patches or fixes for serious breaches of security of your PC.

5. Back-up Your System. If allrepparttar 141277 above steps fail, nothing is foolproof, any computer that usesrepparttar 141278 Internet can be hacked, so you need to back-up your important data. You can use floppy disks, CDs or use a second computer that's not connected torepparttar 141279 net just for storage or back-up of your sensitive data/programs. An inexpensive notebook computer can be used to make daily/weekly back-ups of your vital data and programs.

In conclusion,repparttar 141280 best defense against any spyware is a strong offense. Be prepared, be aware, but most of all, be battle-ready: have a system in place that will nuke these spyware agents before they even reach your computer. Choose your weapons carefully, be merciless, be thorough and take no prisoners! This is one battle you can't afford to lose.

Implement and Use these 5 helpful 'Spyware Fighting' tips andrepparttar 141281 Victory is yours!



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