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Do you have a new computer? The first thing you should do with your new computer is download all the relevant software patches and security fixes. Computers with newly installed operating systems are vulnerable to attack. Two main reasons: The installation CD is likely dozens of patches behind; and the setup code usually enables too many unsecured network features by default thus any attacker can explore numerous avenues of attack. All the latest security fixes should be applied and all unneeded network services should be turned off before you do any surfing. Search our Library for more help.
Install a firewall if you don't have one. Protecting your PC from beyond its cyberspace perimeter you should have a firewall. You can obtain a qality firewall software package for free, therefore home users must not waste time installing and configuring a firewall. We recommend Zone Alarm from Zone Labs. Even novices will be pleased at the simplicity of installation.
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