[MLB-WIRELESS] Somewhat off-topic - help gettingWinXPwirelessWPA 2 and networking working.
gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen
gabpaul at melbpc.org.au
Sun Jul 30 16:14:13 EST 2006
On Sun, 30 Jul 2006 12:11:27 +1000, Craig Sanders <cas at taz.net.au> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 30, 2006 at 11:41:24AM +1000, Shibby wrote:
>> You also need to ask yourself how many Worldy Secrets are kept on the
>> machine, to worry about locking it down so tight.
> it's not just about you. when you put a machine on the internet, you
> have a responsibility to secure it so that it can't be hijacked and
> become a nuisance to other internet users.
> even if you don't keep anything even slightly confidential on the
> machine, it can still be hijacked by spammers or viruses running on your
> neighbours' machines or local script-kiddies or whatever.
Not to mention that your broadband quota will be drained fairly quickly...
Dr Paul van den Bergen
Chance favours the prepared mind
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