Firewalls Archive

Malicious-software spreaders get sneakier, more prevalent

by Ara Rubyan
Let’s get right to it: your computer might be hurting someone in a hospital and you wouldn’t even know it.
From USA Today:
Without you realizing it, attackers are secretly trying to penetrate your PC to tap small bits of computing power to do evil things. They’ve already compromised some 47 million PC’s sitting in […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Choose An Internet Filtering Appliance Over Software

by Jennifer Fiocco
The need for organizations to monitor and control Internet usage in the workplace should be an accepted fact of doing business in a cyber-connected world. Statistics indicating that 30 to 40 percent of Internet use in the workplace is unrelated to work issues should come as no surprise. Neither should the report that […]

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Who needs to pirate software with a list like this?

Holy cow! Something for everyone — and it’s all free:

3D Graphics:
Anti Spyware:
Audio Creation
Audio Players:
Audio Tools:
CD/DVD Burning:
Compression / Decompression:
Defrag Software:
Photo manipulation and image design:
Pop-up Blockers:
RSS Readers:
System Information and monitoring:
Video codecs:
Video players :
Video tools:
Web browsers:
Web servers:
Webcam Software:
Checksum Utilities:
General Utilities And Other Applications:
(HT to Lifehacker)

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