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Home Networking Simplified: An Illustrated Home Networking Handbook for the Everyday User by Neil Anderson, Jim Doherty

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Chapter 18. From the Geek Squad Files

From the Geek Squad Files

This part of the book accounted for a pretty big percentage of our agent calls: security, viruses/spyware, and porn. Each is worth a separate look but all are related:

  • Security—. Having some level of security on your network is a must, and not having any security is a really bad idea. This seems simple enough, but here’s the catch: Just because you have some security on your network it does not mean you can stop using your brain. New programs and new hacks come along all the time, so don’t dare anyone by downloading programs, posting your passwords in a chat room, or giving your credit card number out so that ...

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