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Chapter 6. BROADBAND: ALWAYS ON, ALWAYS ... > The Big Question Is Not “What Do I H...

The Big Question Is Not “What Do I Have to Hide?”—It's “Who's in Control?”

Having a computer connected to the Net is a potential resource for outsiders. Without your knowledge or consent, your computer can be used as:

  • A staging area for exchanging pornographic files

  • A mail relay for unsolicited commercial e-mail

  • A participant in a distributed denial of service attack


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