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The Internet Security Thread

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  1. qubit

    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    This thread is for anyone savvy about securing their computer against internet threats of all kinds to discuss with others.

    This includes things like rolling your own firewall, patching and locking down Windows and Linux for greater security, discussing security software, privacy on the internet and overall strategies for keeping the bad guys off your computer and identity theft.

    Personally, I use a Pentium 3 PC with the IPCop firewall installed on it to block hackers.

    IPCop has the following features:

    - Professional grade security and features
    - Stateful packet inspection
    - Detailed logs of all hacker hits totalled daily (my favourite feature) including an advanced intrusion detection system
    - Linux-based and turns a PC into a hardened hardware firewall (takes it over completely)
    - Much better security than standard commercial broadband routers
    - Protects large and small networks alike
    - It's open source and completely FREE

    www.ipcop.org

    I also use Kaspersky Internet Security on all my PC's and keep my wits about me on the internet.
     
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    i dont understand, u use the p3 as a firewall, as a internet pc or as a what
     
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    The P3 is a firewall only - it's completely taken over by IPCop.

    If you click on the IPCop link, it tells you all about it.
     

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