On this episode, as on all episodes divisible by four, Steve answers listener questions, including:
- Is home banking safe? How about Paypal?
- Does a firewall slow down my network?
- What's an intrusion prevention system?
- Can rootkits bypass firewalls?
- How can I protect myself against a denial of service attack?
- Can the HOSTS file get too big?
- Monitoring traffic on Hamachi
- Opening port 8080
- How does that site know my private IP address?
- A plan to fight phishing dismissed
- Can ISPs prevent IP address spoofing?
- Are ad banners or web mail messages included in the Trusted Sites settings when they appear on a trusted site?
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