Sunday, June 12, 2011

What's a firewall, and how do I set one up?

Many types of viruses and other types of malware can be prevented simply by using a good firewall. In your car, a firewall is the "wall" of metal between you and the engine. Its purpose is to prevent engine fires from reaching you.
A firewall for your computer is much the same - the point is to keep you from getting burned. Read more...