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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 8 Configuring Internet Security

In Chapter 7, “Keeping the Bad Guys at Bay,” you learned about some tweaks designed to thwart a would-be interloper with direct access to your Windows PC. Although it’s true that hands-on hackers aren’t rare, they’re not exactly commonplace, either. You’re many, many more times likely to fall prey to an intruder who has, at best, only indirect access to your computer. I speak, of course, of the Internet and the all-but-innumerable miscreants who haunt its dark alleys and dank passageways. ...

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