Hacked in 39 seconds...

Just a quick point of reference regarding how prevalent probes and scans are on the Internet.

When you connect to the Internet, your computer is almost immediately being scanned by the bad guys. The researchers in this article found that their test computers were assaulted 2,244 times in 24 hours, or an average of every 39 seconds.

What does the astute reader do to keep themselves safe? Keep your defenses up - anti-virus, firewalls, etc.


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