|Protection from Hackers|
Sheriff Fontoura Offers Advice to Protect Your PC From Hackers
Hackers are turning their sights on your home computer. They can steal your identity, destroy your data or use your computer to launch attacks on Web sites and your friends.
Why attack a home PC? Many home computers are now as powerful as business computers with enough memory and processing power to make them alluring staging areas for wide-scale Internet attacks that affect other computers. A growing number of PCs are connected directly to the Internet via high-speed DSL and cable lines that remain open all the time. Computers left on all the time are vulnerable.
What can you do to discourage hackers?