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Tweak It and Freak It: A Killer Guide to Making Windows Run Your Way by Paul McFedries

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CHAPTER 7 Keeping the Bad Guys at Bay

Some folks claim that you can never be too thin nor too rich. Other folks might give you an argument about one or both assertions, but I doubt anyone would take you to task if you added a third item to the list: Your Windows PC can never be too secure. There are just too many threats out there, and too many ways that the defenses in Windows can be breached.

With that in mind, this book gives you lots of ways to tweak Windows security. You learned about a few security tips in Chapter 2, “Crucial Security Tweaks,” and you’ll ...

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