Not to start up this thread all over again,  but you may find this
link also useful in making your system a bit more "invisible" on the net:

http://grc.com/su-bondage.htm


---Phil

JS> Bevan,

JS> Please see below,

JS> ----- Original Message -----
JS> From: "Bevan Weiss" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
JS> To: "Protel EDA Forum" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
JS> Sent: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 2:45 AM
JS> Subject: Re: [PEDA] Antivirus Software & Memory Issues


>> > Firstly ALWAYS run anti-virus software.. either that or shut down your
>> > email
>> > both will do the same job.
>> I don't get the people that can state this with such certainty.  I refuse
JS> to
>> run an antivirus program on my computer, however have shut down all the
>> 'bonus' features of Outlook so that all emails are opened in a completely
>> restricted zone and have all the latest patches installed (as per windows
>> update anyway).  I've never run into any problems with viruses... (as of
>> yet...)
>>

JS> What are these "bonus" features, and does this apply to MS Outlook Express?

JS> ~ ~ ~

>> This depends on whether he is running a NAT DSL router or whether he is
JS> just
>> using a computer connected via a DSL modem to the internet.  If he's using
JS> a
>> NAT DSL router, then the effort of connecting a computer up in the DMZ of
>> his local network (ie such that all unallocated port requests go to that
>> server) opens the network up to far more risk than if he just left an
>> explicit firewall off in the first place.
>>

JS> OK, now I really am lost . . .

JS> I am not sure if this applies to me with my DI-804, or what it means if it
JS> does.

JS> Thanks,

JS> JaMi

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