Articles in Category: Firewalls
Any device sitting on the internet is subject to a constant stream of “internet background noise”. It’s why you really want to be behind a firewall.
A firewall is a critical component of keeping your machine safe on the internet. There are two basic types, but which is right for you?
An outbound firewall will alert you to suspicious connections. The biggest problem? If correct, it’s too late.
Windows Firewall will protect your machine from other computers that share
the “safe side” of the router.