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6 Essential Steps to Protect Your Computer On the Internet For Free
By: Jase Dow
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    2004-12-10

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  • 6 Essential Steps to Protect Your Computer On the Internet For Free
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    Step #6: Apply additional security measures.

    More security measures and resources:

    Read Web Security tutorial from W3Schools, especially the paragraphs for home users.
    http://www.w3schools.com/site/site_security.asp
    Use Audit My PC to do three Penetration Testing.
    http://www.auditmypc.com/freescan/prefcan.asp
    Use Gibson Research's ShiedsUP to do port scan and get useful advice.
    https://grc.com/x/ne.dll?bh0bkyd2
    Download Gibson Research's LeakTest and check if personal firewall can be fooled. If the firewall is good, the LeadTest will not be able to reach the Internet.
    http://grc.com/lt/leaktest.htm
    Browse Microsoft security home page to learn more about Windows security.
    http://www.microsoft.com/security/default.mspx
    Mission completed. It took me nearly 4 hours that night and the result is so far so good.

    About The Author

    The author, Jerry Yu, is an experienced Internet marketer and web developer. Visit his site http://www.WebActionGuide.com for FREE "how-to" step-by-step action guide, tips, knowledge base articles, and more.


    DISCLAIMER: The content provided in this article is not warranted or guaranteed by Developer Shed, Inc. The content provided is intended for entertainment and/or educational purposes in order to introduce to the reader key ideas, concepts, and/or product reviews. As such it is incumbent upon the reader to employ real-world tactics for security and implementation of best practices. We are not liable for any negative consequences that may result from implementing any information covered in our articles or tutorials. If this is a hardware review, it is not recommended to open and/or modify your hardware.
       

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