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Security Issues for Internet Services

Simply stated, if your computer is connected to the Internet, it's exposed to millions of people who can reach it in milliseconds from anywhere in the world, many of whom have nothing better to do than to try to break into and damage your computer. They're highly motivated. They want to use your computer to send spam, collect peoples' credit card numbers as part of their fraud operations, and, well, who knows what else. Consider your connection to the Internet like the door to your house, and it's in a rough neighborhood: Never leave the door unlocked (and let's talk about putting bars on the windows).

Dealing with security is a little bit scary, but you can take a few steps to ensure your safety.


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