How secure is your sys?
Posted on: 02/28/2000 02:20 PM

Computer techs at James Madison University have identified some rogue zeros and ones. It seems some computers running Win98 were infected with a variant of trinoo. Normally these types of programs are designed to run on Unix.

With variants being ported to Windows, an abundance of users with "always on" connections (DSL, Cable, whatever). There is a very real danger of you or your business computer getting compromised. This makes it all that more important to monitor/block ports. Check out Gibson Research Corporation for a quick look at your security holes. He also has reviews of some personal firewall software.

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