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    Wireless--- caution and preparation

    re: wireless and protection

    what are the best or recommended cautionary procedures one should use when using the laptop either at home or at hot spots?

    i have never seen a checklist.

    thanks

    cm

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    firewall...firewall...and thirdly firewall.



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    Quote Originally Posted by phishhead
    firewall...firewall...and thirdly firewall.
    and anti-virus...as always ensure that the AV is updated as wel as Windows being updated.

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    that is all?

    firewall i got- stealthed.

    av- i got- naughty norton's.

    windows is definitely updated.

    then what is the big deal??? i get the impression if there is someone near you they can "read" (sniffer software ?? ) what you send.

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    Found this article you might find interesting: Securing your Wi-Fi Connection on the Road

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    good wireless article

    thanks for the info.. there were recent two articles in the ny times about the wireless- not so alarming.

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