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Hacker Attack

Hacker Attack

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Leaving file sharing turned on is so wrongfor most people’s systems that I’m repeating
this central advice more than once in this book.Turn off file sharing in Windows98 by
choosing Start➢Settings➢Control Panel.Double-click the Network icon.On the

Chapter 1 • Danger on the Internet


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Configuration page of the dialog box,click the File and Print Sharing button.Uncheck
the check box next to “I want to be able to give others access to my files.”Click OK twice
to close the dialog boxes.

Most of us have no reason to permit the IPX/SPX or NetBEUI protocols to be actively
available on our Internet connection.Nor do you want your Windows Personal Web
Server features gaping open on the Internet.

All that most of us need to expose in order to exchange e-mail or surf the Web is
our TCP/IP protocol.In practical terms,you should not need to expose various ports
(entrances),server behaviors (such as Personal Web Server),and other elements of your

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