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1:What is the most common SOHO LAN security threat?
A1: Answer: A virus, worm, or Trojan program sent to a PC host via e-mail.
2:What is a virus?
A2: Answer: A virus is a program that hides itself inside another legitimate Windows program. A virus makes the original program larger in size. In a general sense, “virus” is used to label any malevolent software.
3:What is Spyware?
A3: Answer: Spyware is software installed on a PC host without the user's knowledge or permission it gathers and reports information on the PC host user. The information reported is used to market products through targeted advertisements displayed on the PC host's monitor.
4:Why use Windows Update?
A4: Answer: Windows Update sends via the Internet software patches to Windows. These software patches often fix Windows security vulnerabilities.
5:What is a good administrative period for ensuring Windows PC hosts have current virus signatures and Windows updates? Daily—Weekly—Monthly—Annually?
A5: Answer: Weekly or monthly are both good update checking periods.
6:What do firewalls guard against?
A6: Answer: Firewalls protect SOHO LANs from penetration and attacks originating in the external Internet.


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